How much does a Software Development Lead make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Software Development Lead in the United States is $47 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $41 and $57. 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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May lead teams or projects and shares expertise. Employees at all levels are expect to ... Assists in the roll-out of software releases. - Trains junior Software Development Engineers on ...
Comcast - 9 days ago
Capital One - McLean , VA
Successful candidates will have experience performing as a technical lead on software development projects with responsibility for overall delivery of software components. As a Master Software ...
Capital One - 6 days ago
Leidos - Reston , VA
Primary Responsibilities Candidate will lead software development team through development of product to full deployment in production environment. The candidate will be responsible for managing the ...
Appcast Agency - 14 days ago
Capital One - Vienna , VA
Sr. Director Software Engineering Capital One is seeking a Sr. Director of Data Engineering to work ... full-stack development tools and technologies. * Lead efforts to deploy new and existing ...
Capital One - 5 days ago
Peraton is looking for a Software Developer to participate in the development and maintenance of ... Lead efforts to build and use automation, machine learning and the cloud to scale impact You'd be a ...
Peraton - 35 days ago
Quest Diagnostics - Chantilly , VA
As a Cloud Software Development Engineer, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with ... May occasionally act in the Team Lead role. * Act as the designated expert for owned application ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 54 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 Software Development Lead in the United States. The average hourly rate for Software Development Lead ranges from $41 to $57 with the average hourly pay of $47. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $42 to $59 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $48.

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