Mid-Career Software Design Engineers can expect to earn an average of $82K per year. Most Mid-Career Software Design Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$70,069 - $129,264
$70K
$82K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,231
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$70,069 - $129,264  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $34,255  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$65,080 - $149,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Key Stats for Software Design Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
095
5-9 years
96%
10-19 years
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Design Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C++
up arrow 47%

C#
up arrow 24%

.NET
up arrow 24%

SQL
up arrow 11%

National Average
$83,000

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
dental benefits
None:
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