The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $80,109 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$56,056 - $111,727
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,108
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Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$19.22 - $62.14
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,056 - $111,727  
   
Bonus
$-0.45 - $11,130  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $9,716  
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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$55,702 - $117,688  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 814
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.22 - $62.14  
   
Overtime
$24.79 - $66.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.45 - $11,130  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $9,716  
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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$55,702 - $117,688  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 814
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Seattle
up arrow 30%
San Jose
up arrow 26%
New York
up arrow 18%
Boston
up arrow 10%
National Average
$82,000
Houston
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Denver
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Skills That Affect Experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 9%
UNIX
up arrow 9%
C
up arrow 8%
Linux
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 3%
National Average
$82,000
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 6%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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