The average pay for a Software Engineer with SQL skills is $76,283 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$54,877 - $111,969
(Median)
$55K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,283
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$16.16 - $52.78
(Median)
$16
$29
$53
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,877 - $111,969  
   
Bonus
$494.42 - $13,006  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $12,265  
Commission
$13,000  
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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$54,067 - $117,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,393
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.16 - $52.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$14.87 - $62.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.42 - $13,006  
   
Commission
$13,000  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $12,265  
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).
)
$54,067 - $117,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,454

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$77,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 678 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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