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

$131,669
Avg. Salary
$7,000
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $131,669.
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$92k
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$132k
90%
$172k
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Salary
$92k - $172k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$93k - $190k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, Linux and SQL.

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. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,613 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,964 based on 69 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (20.2% less), Denver, Colorado (13.0% less) and New York, New York (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 735 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
63.5%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
9.4%