Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Average Late-Career Software Engineers make around $86K per year. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career Software Engineers vary widely between $61K and $128K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. 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. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Late-Career Software Engineers are male. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,341 - $115,523
(Median)
$61K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,615
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$26.43 - $100.67
(Median)
$26
$50
$100
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,341 - $115,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $14,681  
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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$60,776 - $127,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$26.43 - $100.67  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $14,681  
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).
)
$60,776 - $127,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 12%

Oracle
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 4%

VB.Net
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 1%

National Average
$88,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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