Average Software Engineer Salary in Alexandria, Virginia

$86,275
Avg. Salary
$3,052
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Alexandria, Virginia is $86,275.
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$65k
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$86k
90%
$115k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

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 $70,133 based on 9 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,250 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,538 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,249 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (33.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (23.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 76 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
61.8%
Mid Career
13.2%
Experienced
13.2%