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Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Pay for Experienced Software Engineers sits in the ballpark of $82K per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced Software Engineers varies from around $56K to approximately $127K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $16K and $10K, respectively. Most Experienced Software Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Experienced Software Engineers (89 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,607 - $117,796
(Median)
$58K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,403
10%
50%
90%

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$16.70 - $63.02
(Median)
$17
$30
$63
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,607 - $117,796  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,200  
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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$56,375 - $126,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.70 - $63.02  
   
Overtime
$16.78 - $68.13  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,200  
   
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).
)
$56,375 - $126,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Skills That Affect Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$84,000

C#
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 5%

VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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