Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$78,011
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$3,000
Bonus
$5,850
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $78,011.
10%
$58k
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$78k
90%
$101k
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Salary
$58k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$59k - $105k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python and C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $74,738 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,808 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 41.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (37.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (25.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Irvine, California (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Entry Level
37.5%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
31.3%