How much does a Software Engineer I make in District of Columbia? The average Software Engineer I salary in District of Columbia is $79,084 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $70,326 and $87,255. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $70,326 10% $62,353 90% $94,695 75% $87,255 $79,084 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Software Engineer I

Software Engineer I designs and develops software applications. Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Being a Software Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Software Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Software Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 full job description

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $79,148 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $79,148 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $79,148 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $79,148 Date Updated August 27, 2021

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