Late-Career Software Engineer Salary

Late-Career Software Engineers see excellent average salaries — about $103K annually. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $13K, overall incomes of Late-Career Software Engineers spread between $77K and $152K depending on individual performance. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,604 - $141,744

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$35.12 - $97.52

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,604 - $141,744  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,783  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $12,809  
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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$76,825 - $152,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,417
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$35.12 - $97.52  
   
Overtime
$33.29 - $81.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,783  
   
Profit Sharing
$805 - $12,809  
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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$76,825 - $152,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Popular Employer Salaries for Late-Career Software Engineer


International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cisco Systems Inc, The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, and Hewlett-Packard Company are top-notch employers for Late-Career Software Engineers in this area. Intel Corporation does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $140K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $103K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $182K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider The Boeing Company, Cisco Systems Inc, and Oracle Corp., top-paying firms where Late-Career Software Engineers rake in a very impressive $139K, $138K, or $132K, respectively.

With a median salary of only $109K, Hewlett-Packard Company pays the least. It seems that the compensation range of $84K to $168K isn't that wide, either. Other low-paying employers include Northrop Grumman Information Systems at $114K and Northrop Grumman Corporation at $116K, though some Late-Career Software Engineers there earn up to $224K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Late-Career Software Engineers that is 36 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Software Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, Rochester is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Minneapolis (6 percent lower) and Raleigh (2 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Software Engineer Salaries

Python
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C++
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Linux
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Oracle
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JavaScript
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National Average
$106,000

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C#
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.NET
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ASP.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 302 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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