Experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

An Experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $106,286 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Ruby on Rails, Python, and Object Oriented Programming (OOP).

$79,226 - $135,256
(Median)
$79K
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MEDIAN: $106,285
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$36.55 - $83.38
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$37
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MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,226 - $135,256  
   
Bonus
$795 - $25,466  
Profit Sharing
$4,085 - $47,506  
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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$80,129 - $153,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$36.55 - $83.38  
   
Overtime
$87.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$795 - $25,466  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,085 - $47,506  
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).
)
$80,129 - $153,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 28%

Python
up arrow 17%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 12%

Java
up arrow 8%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 1%

HTML
0%

National Average
$116,000

C
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 11%

JavaScript
up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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