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Experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

An Experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $102,417 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Ruby on Rails and Object Oriented Programming (OOP).

$77,442 - $131,085
(Median)
$77K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $102,417
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50%
90%

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$26.00 - $75.50
(Median)
$26
$54
$76
MEDIAN: $53.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,442 - $131,085  
   
Bonus
$979 - $22,023  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $28,904  
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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$78,491 - $146,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$26.00 - $75.50  
   
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$979 - $22,023  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $28,904  
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).
)
$78,491 - $146,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Skills That Affect Experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 30%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 21%

Java
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 7%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

National Average
$110,000

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 10%

JavaScript
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 3%