An Experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $116,780 per year. A skill in Ruby on Rails is associated with high pay for this job.

$77,112 - $145,155
$77K
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MEDIAN: $116,779
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$37.39 - $54.47
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MEDIAN: $51.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$77,112 - $145,155  
   
Bonus
$2,061 - $39,737  
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
Total Pay (?
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$78,821 - $163,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$51.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,061 - $39,737  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
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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$78,821 - $163,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Key Stats for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 21%

Java
up arrow 10%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$122,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 5%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 8%

C#
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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