Average Mid-Career Software Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$100,613
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,000
Bonus
$5,404
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $100,613.
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$80k
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$101k
90%
$134k
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Salary
$80k - $134k
Bonus
$997 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$900 - $10k
Total Pay
$80k - $138k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python, SQL and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,432 based on 70 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,293 based on 467 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,964 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,669.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (21.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (9.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 635 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
73.5%
Experienced
10.9%
Late Career
4.6%