Median pay for Software Engineers in Atlanta is around $76K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,684 - $98,238
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$76K
$98K
MEDIAN: $75,915
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$14.83 - $29.90
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Salary
$50,684 - $98,238  
   
Bonus
$2,897 - $13,277  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$47,315 - $100,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.36  
   
Overtime
$26.95  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,897 - $13,277  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
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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$47,315 - $100,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $72K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $85K. Atlanta Software Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $79K. Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $78K.

Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 20%

UNIX
up arrow 19%

Linux
up arrow 18%

MySQL
up arrow 17%

Python
up arrow 16%

JavaScript
up arrow 12%

.NET
up arrow 12%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 6%

National Average
$77,000

C#
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 6%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 6%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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