Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Engineer make in Washington, DC Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$109,014 / yrTotal Pay
$91,874 / yrBase Pay
$17,140 / yrAdditional Pay

$109,014

 / yr
$58K$251K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer is $109,014 per year in the Washington, DC Area area, with an average salary of $91,874 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,140 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Software Engineer salary is $91,874. Salaries can range from $58,318 - $251,246. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Engineer in Washington, DC Area can expect their total pay value to be on average $109,014.

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What are some related job titles for Software Engineer?

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,890, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $158,818, Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $124,435, Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Salaries with median pay of $110,391.

What are total pay estimates for a Software Engineer at different companies in Washington, DC Area?

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Capital One
4.2

Capital One

Software Engineer

$125,545

 /yr
Range: $89K - $206K

$89K

$206K

$89,298 - $206,358 Range

MicroStrategy
3.8

MicroStrategy

Software Engineer

$114,755

 /yr
Range: $82K - $138K

$82K

$138K

$81,632 - $138,473 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Software Engineer

$104,398

 /yr
Range: $68K - $177K

$68K

$177K

$67,791 - $177,035 Range

REI Systems
4.0

REI Systems

Software Engineer

$92,893

 /yr
Range: $74K - $117K

$74K

$117K

$73,852 - $116,849 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Software Engineer

$93,505

 /yr
Range: $63K - $202K

$63K

$202K

$63,227 - $201,827 Range

Axiom Sources

Software Engineer - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $30 - $44

$30

$44

$30 - $44 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Software Engineer

$135,727

 /yr
Range: $74K - $150K

$74K

$150K

$73,847 - $149,962 Range

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Fujitsu
3.7

Fujitsu

Software Engineer

$119,242

 /yr
Range: $93K - $136K

$93K

$136K

$93,297 - $136,200 Range

Fannie Mae
4.0

Fannie Mae

Software Engineer

$111,898

 /yr
Range: $81K - $170K

$81K

$170K

$80,528 - $169,627 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Software Engineer

$96,607

 /yr
Range: $58K - $182K

$58K

$182K

$58,405 - $182,256 Range

Everest Business Solutions
3.5

$80,864

 /yr
Range: $80K - $103K

$80K

$103K

$79,701 - $102,815 Range

Istream Solutions
3.8

Istream Solutions

Software Engineer

$117,253

 /yr
Range: $98K - $145K

$98K

$145K

$97,934 - $145,170 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Software Engineer

$88,444

 /yr
Range: $63K - $128K

$63K

$128K

$62,624 - $128,274 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

$89,711

 /yr
Range: $60K - $176K

$60K

$176K

$59,898 - $176,048 Range

Anira Solutions
3.6

Anira Solutions

Software Engineer

$82,907

 /yr
Range: $74K - $117K

$74K

$117K

$74,235 - $116,518 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

$128,515

 /yr
Range: $85K - $280K

$85K

$280K

$85,086 - $280,000 Range

USM Business Systems
3.7

USM Business Systems

Software Engineer

$85,261

 /yr
Range: $73K - $169K

$73K

$169K

$73,365 - $169,478 Range

Isoftech
3.7

Isoftech

Software Engineer

$82,706

 /yr
Range: $80K - $97K

$80K

$97K

$79,827 - $97,148 Range

Revature
4.2

Revature

Software Engineer

$60,777

 /yr
Range: $19K - $82K

$19K

$82K

$19,198 - $81,891 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

$119,403

 /yr
Range: $90K - $163K

$90K

$163K

$89,796 - $162,824 Range

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$100,000

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8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$91,000

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8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$142,000

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8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$120,000

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8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$20

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8 days ago by a Software Engineer() with less than one year of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$104,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $97,702 per year in Washington, DC Area. Salaries estimates are based on 11027 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC Area.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in Washington, DC Area is $134,285 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Washington, DC Area is $71,086 per year.

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