How much does a Chief Software Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chief Software Engineer in the United States is $71 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $62 and $80. Hourly rate 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. 

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Administrative Concepts, Incorporated (ACI) - Reston , VA
This position reports to the CTO and requires working in conjunction with the CTO to establish ... modify software based upon direction from IT management Implement a DevOps development process ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Analytic Solutions Group - Chantilly , VA
Provide software design recommendations to the program manager and Chief Software Engineer. * Coordinate software development activities within product lines. * Ensure product line software ...
LinkedIn - 83 days ago
Entry-Level Full Stack Software Engineer Location: United States - Remote BlueVoyant is seeking a ... Led by CEO, Jim Rosenthal, BlueVoyant's highly skilled team includes former government cyber ...
LinkedIn - 15 days ago
insightsoftware - Richmond , VA
... the CFO. We enjoy our work as much as we enjoy working together and want Engineers who can get ... The successful candidate must have a passion for software development, deeply care about code ...
LinkedIn - 10 days ago
NextGen Federal Systems - Springfield , VA
NextGen Federal Systems is currently seeking multiple Software Engineers (Senior - Principal - Chief) with experience supporting Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) C4ISR programs ...
LinkedIn - 17 days ago
Stanley Reid & Company - McLean , VA
... CEO often can literally pick up the phone, call the customer, and get added to new work that ... They are seeking a Software Engineer to join their team. Required: -Bachelor's Degree in Computer ... - 29 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Chief Software Engineer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Chief Software Engineer ranges from $62 to $80 with the average hourly pay of $71. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $66 to $86 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $75.

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