Chief Software Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Software Engineer make in the United States? The average Chief Software Engineer salary in the United States is $125,026 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $105,850 and $142,650. 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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Job Openings for Chief Software Engineer
Rudram Engineering - Portland , OR
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ZipRecruiter - Today
red violet (NASDAQ: RDVT) - Seattle , WA
Software Engineer (C++, Parallel Programming) Downtown Seattle - Small company feel with big ... At red violet, you'll help us: · Work directly with senior executives and chief architects to ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Prosum - Los Angeles , CA
... years software engineering experience delivering large scale, global, high traffic and highly ... Founded by Disney/Yahoo Technology Exec/USC Adjunct Professor * CTO was responsible for everything ... - 4 days ago
LevelUp Force, LLC - American Fork , UT
LevelUp Force has an immediate need for a Software Engineer to support one of our prestigious ... CIO is implementing.
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Advantex Professional Services - Irvine , CA
... Software Engineers ... This hands on role reports directly to the CTO. The ideal candidate will have hands on management ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
John Deere - San Francisco , CA
Senior Software Engineer - 53291 Your Responsibilities As a Senior Software Engineer , for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG-San Francisco), you will join our team building a world ...
John Deere - 7 days ago