Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $113,233 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Java/J2EE, ASP. NET Framework, Microsoft SQL Server, and . NET.

$87,519 - $143,696
$88K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $113,233
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$38.90 - $118.29
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$120
MEDIAN: $72.64
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$87,519 - $143,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$2,575  
Total Pay (?
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$89,499 - $154,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.90 - $118.29  
   
Overtime
$61.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,575  
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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$89,499 - $154,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 50 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲10%

National Average
$117,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲18%

ASP.NET Framework
▲13%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲13%

▲10%

▲4%

HTML
▲4%

▲3%


ASP.NET
▲2%

Python
▲1%

C#
▼0%

National Average
$117,000

UNIX
▼4%

SQL
▼6%

▼9%

Oracle
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 10%