Software Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina Salary

Median pay for Charleston Software Engineers is around $67K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,652 - $87,947
$56K
$67K
$88K
MEDIAN: $66,837
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Salary $55,652 - $87,947
Bonus $984 - $14,681
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$57,697 - $88,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County, South Carolina
135,524
Male:
63,956 (47.2%)
Female:
71,568 (52.8%)
Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, or, as is locally expressed, "where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers come together to form the Atlantic Ocean." Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015. The population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties, was counted by the 2015 estimate at 727,689—the third-largest in the state—and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank...
Charleston:
$61,993
South Carolina:
$47,238
$1,119
Charleston:
$293,500
South Carolina:
$148,600
3.1%

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$68,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲15%

C++
▲10%

Linux
▲5%

ASP.NET
▲4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲2%

HTML
▲1%

JavaScript
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

SQL
▼3%

C# Programming Language
▼3%

C#
▼4%

.NET
▼5%

Python
▼8%

Angular.js
▼11%

C++ Programming Language
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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