A Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $84,477 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$61,874 - $119,883
(Median)
$62K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,477
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50%
90%

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$22.30 - $76.75
(Median)
$22
$39
$77
MEDIAN: $38.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,874 - $119,883  
   
Bonus
$700 - $14,403  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,033  
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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$62,243 - $125,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 323
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $76.75  
   
Overtime
$35.48 - $80.81  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$700 - $14,403  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,033  
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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$62,243 - $125,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Linux
0%

C programming Language
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$86,000

Java
up arrow 2%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 8%

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C++
up arrow 10%

C
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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