Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Average Experienced Software Engineers make around $83K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Software Engineers approaches anywhere from $57K on the lower end to $129K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $18K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority (89 percent) of Experienced Software Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Software Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,266 - $118,662

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$16.72 - $73.70

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,266 - $118,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,638  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10,137  
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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$56,623 - $128,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 517
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.72 - $73.70  
   
Overtime
$16.90 - $67.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,638  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10,137  
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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$56,623 - $128,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Skills That Affect Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$85,000

C#
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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