The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with UNIX skills is $82,711 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$51,754 - $118,094
(Median)
$52K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,711
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$20.33 - $41.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,754 - $118,094  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $12,492  
Profit Sharing
$20.13 - $19,866  
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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$51,149 - $122,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.25  
   
Overtime
$38.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$498.33 - $12,492  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.13 - $19,866  
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).
)
$51,149 - $122,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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