Salary Details for a Software Engineer at United States Federal Government

Updated Sep 1, 2022

Total Pay Estimate & Range

$111,721/yr
Total Pay
$108,687/yrBase Pay
$3,033/yrBonus

$111,721

 / yr
$74K$169K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer at United States Federal Government is $111,721 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $108,687 per year. The estimated additional pay is $3,033 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Breakdown

$111,721

Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$108,687/yr$72K - $164K97.3%
Bonus
$3,033/yr$2K - $4K2.7%

What are some related job titles for a Software Engineer?

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Engineer salaries with median pay of $98,908, Principal Software Engineer salaries with median pay of $198,855, Software Development Engineer salaries with median pay of $128,205, Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) salaries with median pay of $139,111.

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United States Federal Government Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $90,321 per year in United States, which is 19% lower than the average United States Federal Government salary of $111,721 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $123,114 per year and goes up to $203,971 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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