Software Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

A Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $81,730 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.

$59,925 - $118,664
(Median)
$60K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,730
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90%

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$26.82 - $77.58
(Median)
$27
$50
$78
MEDIAN: $50
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,925 - $118,664  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,060  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,137  
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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$60,564 - $121,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$26.82 - $77.58  
   
Overtime
$18.90 - $114.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,137  
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).
)
$60,564 - $121,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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 44%



National Average
$83,000


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

PHP
up arrow 17%


UNIX
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$83,000

Java
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

PL/SQL
up arrow 7%

C
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 4%