Software Development Engineer (SDE) with SQL Skills Salary

Median pay for Software Development Engineers with SQL skills lies in the neighborhood of $95K per year. Cash earnings for Software Development Engineers with SQL skills — which occasionally include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $23K from profit sharing — stretch from around $67K to approximately $141K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but experience level and the individual firm are influential factors as well. Most Software Development Engineers with SQL skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Software Development Engineers with SQL skills who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 80 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$66,710 - $122,254
$67K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,180
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Salary $66,710 - $122,254
Bonus $2,013 - $25,949
Profit Sharing $750 - $22,500
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$66,697 - $140,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121

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Amazon.com Inc offers the largest salaries in town ($122K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $89K to $160K.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Pay by Experience for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Development Engineer (SDE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Development Engineer (SDE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 10 salaries. A Software Development Engineer (SDE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,881

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Software Development Engineers with SQL skills, 7 percent above the national average. Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Bellevue.

Key Stats for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

▲7%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$100,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 4%
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