Average Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

$119,955
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$86k
MEDIAN
$120k
90%
$154k

The average salary for a Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $119,955

Base Salary
$86k - $154k
Bonus
$2k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$587 - $15k
Total Pay
$87k - $165k
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What Do Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)s Do?

Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.
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How do Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)s Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
(117)
Highly Satisfied
25Reviews
Based on 117 responses, the job of Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)s are highly satisfied with their job.