Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. pull down an average of $76K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Atlanta Software Engineers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,684 - $96,861
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$76K
$97K
MEDIAN: $76,090
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$14.92 - $30.52
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MEDIAN: $19.90
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Salary
$50,684 - $96,861  
   
Bonus
$2,483 - $13,087  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
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$47,629 - $102,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Hourly Rate
$19.90  
   
Overtime
$26.95  
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Bonus
$2,483 - $13,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$47,629 - $102,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
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$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $72K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $85K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Atlanta Software Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $77K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $79K on average.

Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 20%

UNIX
up arrow 20%

Linux
up arrow 18%

MySQL
up arrow 17%

Python
up arrow 16%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

.NET
up arrow 8%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000

Java
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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