Average Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

$112,618
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$81k
MEDIAN
$113k
90%
$145k

The average salary for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $112,618

Base Salary
$81k - $145k
Bonus
$3k - $36k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $40k
Total Pay
$82k - $167k
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What Do Software Development Engineer (SDE)s Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

3.8 out of 5
(284)
Highly Satisfied
22Reviews
Based on 284 responses, the job of Software Development Engineer (SDE) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.79 out of 5. On average, Software Development Engineer (SDE)s are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
80.5%
Female
18.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 769 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

92%

Dental

86%

Vision

82%

None

8%