Software Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina Salary

An average Software Engineer in Charleston, S.C. can expect to take home roughly $65K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Software Engineers in Charleston — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,355 - $91,563
$49K
$65K
$92K
MEDIAN: $64,587
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$49,355 - $91,563  
   
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$50,337 - $92,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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
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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$65,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲19%

C++
▲13%

Linux
▲9%

ASP.NET
▲7%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲5%

HTML
▲4%

JavaScript
▲3%

SQL
▼0%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

C#
▼1%

.NET
▼2%

Python
▼4%

Angular.js
▼8%

C++ Programming Language
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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