Average Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

Average Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

$110,377
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$77k
MEDIAN
$110k
90%
$143k

The average salary for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $110,377

Base Salary
$77k - $143k
Bonus
$4k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $35k
Total Pay
$78k - $165k
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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)

4 out of 5
(297)
Highly Satisfied
20Reviews
Based on 297 responses, the job of Software Development Engineer (SDE) has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.95 out of 5. On average, Software Development Engineer (SDE)s are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
80.2%
Female
19.5%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 938 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

86%

Vision

82%

None

7%