Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average Experienced Software Engineer earns approximately $88K per year. In the world of Experienced Software Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $60K and $132K. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (84 percent) of Experienced Software Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Experienced Software Engineers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$61,536 - $123,760
$62K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,288
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50%
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$19.86 - $81.45
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$39
$81
MEDIAN: $39.45
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$0$131K
Salary $61,536 - $123,760
Bonus $517 - $15,038
Profit Sharing $98.99 - $9,863
Total Pay (?
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$59,911 - $131,147
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 509
Hourly Data $0$133
Hourly Rate $19.86 - $81.45
Overtime $32.95 - $133.97
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $517 - $15,038
Profit Sharing $98.99 - $9,863
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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$59,911 - $131,147
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

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Experienced Software Engineers in search of the best pay head to Amazon.com Inc, where the median salary rolls in at $142K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $178K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $120K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,953

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Software Engineers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 44 percent above the national average. Experienced Software Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+41 percent), Albuquerque (+30 percent), Denver (+28 percent), and San Jose (+27 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (11 percent lower) and Phoenix (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

JavaScript
▲7%

C++ Programming Language
▲6%

C++
▲4%

Java
▲4%

Linux
▲4%

Oracle
▲3%

C
▲1%

National Average
$88,000

C# Programming Language
▼1%

SQL
▼2%

C#
▼3%

.NET
▼3%

HTML
▼4%

ASP.NET Framework
▼4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼5%

ASP.NET
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%
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