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Mid-Career Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $98,453 per year. A skill in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary (?
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$69,682 - $121,680
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $98,453
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Mid-Career Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary (?
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$33.80 - $59.40
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,682 - $121,680  
   
Bonus
$1,995 - $20,718  
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $15,135  
Total Pay (?
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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$71,024 - $133,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 646
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$33.80 - $59.40  
   
Overtime
$31.17 - $70.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,995 - $20,718  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $15,135  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$71,024 - $133,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
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C
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JavaScript
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Java
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C#
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C++
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National Average
$104,000
Linux
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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.NET
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Python
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HTML
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Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 4%