Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Earnings for Late-Career Software Engineers come in at around $85K annually on average. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career Software Engineers stretch from $61K on the lower end to $123K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the vast majority of Late-Career Software Engineers (87 percent) who took the survey. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,432 - $112,704
(Median)
$61K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,742
10%
50%
90%

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$22.90 - $99.10
(Median)
$23
$45
$99
MEDIAN: $45.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,432 - $112,704  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $14,899  
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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$60,704 - $122,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$22.90 - $99.10  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $14,899  
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).
)
$60,704 - $122,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Perl
up arrow 15%

Java
up arrow 10%

UNIX
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%

VB.Net
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
$87,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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