Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Late-Career Software Engineers take home approximately $84K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Late-Career Software Engineers runs from $60K to $121K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Male Late-Career Software Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Late-Career Software Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$60,808 - $111,095
(Median)
$61K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,026
10%
50%
90%

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$24.39 - $99.10
(Median)
$24
$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
$60,808 - $111,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $14,795  
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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$60,202 - $120,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$24.39 - $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 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $14,795  
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).
)
$60,202 - $120,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Perl
up arrow 15%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 2%

C#
0%

C
0%

National Average
$87,000

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Oracle
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%