Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Median pay for Experienced Software Engineers is around $86K per year. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Software Engineers stretch from $58K on the lower end to $132K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $19K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Men make up the vast majority of Experienced Software Engineers (87 percent) who took the survey. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$59,293 - $121,847
(Median)
$59K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,039
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50%
90%

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$17.06 - $75.89
(Median)
$17
$30
$76
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,293 - $121,847  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,305  
Profit Sharing
$608 - $10,265  
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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$58,279 - $132,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.06 - $75.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$23.58 - $101.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,305  
   
Profit Sharing
$608 - $10,265  
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).
)
$58,279 - $132,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Perl
up arrow 16%

Java
up arrow 7%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 2%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$87,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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