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Software Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

A Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $81,895 per year. A skill in PHP is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$59,900 - $118,261
(Median)
$60K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,894
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90%

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$26.82 - $77.58
(Median)
$27
$50
$78
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,900 - $118,261  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,970  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $6,740  
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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$60,528 - $121,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$26.82 - $77.58  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $113.43  
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.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $6,740  
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).
)
$60,528 - $121,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

PHP
up arrow 17%


National Average
$83,000

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 5%

Python
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 6%

PL/SQL
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

C
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 3%
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