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 $61 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $52 and $70. 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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Eliassen Group - Alexandria , VA
Our industry-leading government contractor client is seeking a Chief Software Engineer to lead and oversee AWS Cloud automation efforts. This is a contract to hire opportunity. Due to federal ...
Monster - 12 days ago
SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor ✪ 4.6 - King George , VA
Perform software engineering for analysis, design, development, and test of software and database ... The bacon benefit - if the CEO eats the last piece of bacon you get to blast him with Nerf darts
Appcast - 46 days ago
Leidos - Arlington , VA
The Chief Engineer (CE) is responsible for all product development/delivery for a complex real-time ... He/she supports the Program Manager, by leading algorithmic, software, and systems engineering ...
Appcast Agency - 56 days ago
Whitney Bradley & Brown - Alexandria , VA
Expertise with modern large scale SW development (e.g., CICDautomationfull-stackDevOpscloudAmazon Web Services (AWS)) processes on MDAPMAIS programs Prior experience as a chief software engineer or ... - 28 days ago
Leidos - Reston , VA
Leidos Corporate Group has an immediate opening for a Senior Splunk Engineer to join our CIO ... Software Development Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science ...
Appcast Agency - 63 days ago
Peraton - Chantilly , VA
You have experience with full life cycle software/system engineering to include: requirements analysis, design, architecture, integration and testing. Requires knowledge of JIRA requirements ...
Peraton - 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 $52 to $70 with the average hourly pay of $61. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $54 to $72 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $63.

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