Software Engineer in Columbus, Ohio Salary

A Software Engineer in Columbus, Ohio earns an average salary of $69,772 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job.

$51,693 - $94,228
$52K
$70K
$94K
MEDIAN: $69,772
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$17.23 - $73.97
$17
$28
$74
MEDIAN: $28.13
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,693 - $94,228  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,892 - $96,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $73.97  
   
Overtime
$42.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$290.87 - $6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$50,892 - $96,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 11 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲35%

▲13%

National Average
$70,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
▲10%

▲9%

▲6%


Linux
▲6%

Python
▲6%

▲5%

ASP.NET Framework
▲5%

ASP.NET
▲4%

National Average
$70,000

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

▼2%

C++
▼3%

SQL
▼4%

UNIX
▼9%

C#
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 12%