Software Development Engineer (SDE) with SQL Skills Salary

Software Development Engineers with SQL skills can expect to earn an average of $95K annually. Cash earnings for Software Development Engineers with SQL skills — including $26K in bonuses and $23K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $66K to $140K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by career length and the particular employer. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Software Development Engineers with SQL skills (81 percent) survey respondents are men. Work is enjoyable for Software Development Engineers with SQL skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$64,132 - $122,852
$64K
$95K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,831
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Salary $64,132 - $122,852
Bonus $1,993 - $28,906
Profit Sharing $1,939 - $24,917
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$64,435 - $142,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 120

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Although Amazon.com Inc heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $122K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $89K to $160K.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Pay by Experience for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Development Engineer (SDE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Development Engineer (SDE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Software Development Engineer (SDE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 10 salaries. A Software Development Engineer (SDE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,126

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Software Development Engineers with SQL skills, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Bellevue ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

▲7%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$100,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 4%
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