Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average Late-Career Software Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $84K per year. Cash earnings for Late-Career Software Engineers — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $60K to approximately $122K. The majority of Late-Career Software Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Late-Career Software Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 87 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$61,316 - $112,104
(Median)
$61K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,262
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50%
90%

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$22.90 - $99.10
(Median)
$23
$43
$99
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,316 - $112,104  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$60,155 - $121,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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 - $12,080  
   
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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$60,155 - $121,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 11%

UNIX
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 7%

VB.Net
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

National Average
$87,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 10%

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: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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