Software Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

A Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $79,079 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$57,285 - $116,375
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $79,078
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Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$12.26 - $112.55
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,285 - $116,375  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,713  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $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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$57,646 - $118,672  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $112.55  
   
Overtime
$23.50 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,713  
   
Profit Sharing
$501 - $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).
)
$57,646 - $118,672  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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.

Experience Affects Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Experienced
up arrow 41%
National Average
$80,000

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

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
Java
0%
SQL
0%
ASP.NET
0%
Python
0%
National Average
$80,000
HTML
up arrow 1%
Linux
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 3%
PL/SQL
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 5%
.NET
up arrow 5%
C
up arrow 7%
Oracle
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 3%
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