A Software Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia earns an average salary of $76,187 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Linux, JavaScript, SQL, and C. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$59,130 - $124,611
(Median)
$59K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,187
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Salary
$59,130 - $124,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,295  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$58,537 - $127,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 49%


National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 23%

Linux
up arrow 14%

JavaScript
up arrow 13%

SQL
up arrow 12%

C
up arrow 11%

Python
up arrow 10%

Oracle
up arrow 10%

HTML
up arrow 8%

National Average
$77,000

Java
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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