Late-Career Software Engineers pull down an average of $91K annually. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career Software Engineers stretch from $62K on the lower end to $131K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. Male Late-Career Software Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$63,819 - $124,888
(Median)
$64K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,659
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90%

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$20.86 - $125.84
(Median)
$21
$42
$130
MEDIAN: $41.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,819 - $124,888  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $10,229  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,544  
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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$61,761 - $130,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.86 - $125.84  
   
Overtime
$72.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$309.13 - $10,229  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,544  
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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$61,761 - $130,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 8%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

Java
0%

National Average
$91,000

.NET
up arrow 3%

C programming Language
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 7%

UNIX
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

Linux
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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