Software Development Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Software Development Engineer make at companies like in the United States? The average salary for Software Development Engineer at companies like in the United States is $113,000 as of November 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $102,629 and $125,770. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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$102,629 Low Average $113,000 High $125,770

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for Software Development Engineer in companies like in the United States. The base salary for Software Development Engineer in companies like range from $102,629 to $125,770 with the average base salary of $113,000. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $105,381 to $133,125 with the average total cash compensation of $118,001.
Job Openings for Software Development Engineer
Capital One - McLean , VA
ATM Software Engineer Job Description The ideal candidate will be able to jump right into a ... Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree - At least 2 years of software development experience ...
Capital One - 3 days ago
Capital One - Richmond , VA
Sr. Manager, Software Engineering (IAM) As a Capital One, Sr. Manager, Software Engineering (IAM ... At least 5 years of experience in software development * At least 3 years in people management * At ...
Capital One - Today
Parsons - Centreville , VA
We need our Software Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to ... development * Active Secret Clearance or ability to qualify for SECRET clearance * Bachelor ...
Parsons - 2 days ago
Valiant Integrated Services - Suffolk , VA
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Serve as a Software Developer supporting the Joint Lessons ... Support the mission of Joint Force Development (JFD) to meet present and future training ...
Valiant Integrated Services - 15 days ago
CyberCoders - Herndon , VA
Sr. Software Engineer We are making IoT more manageable and accessible for businesses. If you are ... Top Reasons to Work with Us - Do creative, cutting-edge development on a product that makes a ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 3 days ago
Primastep LLC - Sterling , VA
Selected candidate will be part of a development team operating in a dynamic, agile, fast-paced environment and provide support across the software engineering lifecycle, including design ... - 1 day ago

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