Late-Career Software Engineer Salary

Late-Career Software Engineers see excellent average salaries — about $106K annually. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Software Engineers bottoms out near $78K and approaches $162K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $24K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$76,945 - $150,926
$77K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $106,315
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90%

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$39.15 - $100.95
$39
$60
$100
MEDIAN: $59.72
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$0$162K
Salary $76,945 - $150,926
Bonus $487.78 - $24,493
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,020
Commission $15,000
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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$78,040 - $162,211
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,052
Hourly Data $0$100
Hourly Rate $39.15 - $100.95
Overtime $4.10 - $88.08
Annual Data $0$162K
Bonus $487.78 - $24,493
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,020
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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$78,040 - $162,211
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer


International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Intel Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp, and Cisco Systems Inc are top-notch employers for Late-Career Software Engineers in this area. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Microsoft Corp offers the most; Late-Career Software Engineers earn $157K on average there. Other employers shelling out big bucks include The Boeing Company, Cisco Systems Inc, and Oracle Corp., where Late-Career Software Engineers typically earn around $141K, $138K, or $132K, respectively.

Teradata Corp, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., and Northrop Grumman Information Systems are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($105K, $107K, and $114K respectively).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $110,315

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Late-Career Software Engineers, 43 percent higher than the national average. Late-Career Software Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+40 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), Boston (+25 percent), and Seattle (+19 percent). In Atlanta, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Dallas and Portland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲4%


C++
▼0%


National Average
$110,000

C
▼2%

▼2%

SQL
▼3%

▼3%


▼6%

C#
▼8%


ASP.NET
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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