Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Java Skills Salary

$77,881
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,932
Bonus
$4,069
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Java skills is $77,881.
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$54k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $77,881
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Salary
$54k - $114k
Bonus
$954 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$515 - $25k
Total Pay
$51k - $121k

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Job Description for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and AT&T Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $108,991. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Google, Inc. and The Boeing Company, earning around $100,000 and $96,854, respectively. The Vanguard Group pays the lowest at around $72,156. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and AT&T Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,567 and $83,197, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,687 based on 164 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,248 based on 907 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,640 based on 330 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,887 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,588.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (37.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (32.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,550 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
58.5%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
6.5%
Late Career
3.2%