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Job Description for Software Engineer
In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functi…Read more
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer
Ruby on Rails
Skills in Python, Java, React.js and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Ruby on Rails.
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 $105,777 based on 121 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,354 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $141,971 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,881.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (33.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (31.9% less) and San Diego, California (31.3% less).
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