Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Median pay for Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. is around $76K annually. The vast majority (80 percent) of Software Engineers in Atlanta who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,684 - $96,861
$51K
$76K
$97K
MEDIAN: $75,827
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$15.00 - $34.39
$25
MEDIAN: $24.81
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$50,684 - $96,861  
   
Bonus
$2,466 - $13,178  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$47,879 - $102,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.81  
   
Overtime
$26.95  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,466 - $13,178  
   
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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$47,879 - $102,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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...
Atlanta:
$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

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 9 salaries. A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$76,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

HTML
▲22%

UNIX
▲21%

Linux
▲20%

MySQL
▲19%

Python
▲18%

.NET
▲15%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲15%

JavaScript
▲6%

SQL
▲5%

Java
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

C#
▼1%

C++ Programming Language
▼3%

C# Programming Language
▼4%

ASP.NET Framework
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 8%