Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$83,470
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,750
Bonus
$1,825
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $83,470.
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$66k
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$83k
90%
$110k
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Salary
$66k - $110k
Bonus
$1k - $13k
Profit Sharing
$916 - $5k
Total Pay
$66k - $115k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $76,682 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,800 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,734 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,456.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (34.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (25.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 115 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.8%
Mid Career
46.1%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
7.0%