Average Lead Software Engineer Salary

$119,425
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$84k
MEDIAN
$119k
90%
$158k

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is $119,425

Base Salary
$84k - $158k
Bonus
$2k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $22k
Total Pay
$86k - $172k
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Job Satisfaction for Lead Software Engineer

3.8 out of 5
(716)
Highly Satisfied
73Reviews
Based on 716 responses, the job of Lead Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.75 out of 5. On average, Lead Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
90.0%
Female
9.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

85%

Vision

78%

None

8%