Lead Software Engineer salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$146,554
$19,815
Additional Cash Compensation
$166,369
Total Compensation
Median: 139,000
Min: $75K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in US?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in US is $146,554. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in US is $19,815. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in US is $166,369. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in US.

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Lead Software Engineer jobs in US
374

Lead Software Engineer-IOS

New York City, NY
11 hours ago
Job Overview : Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company's best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company

Technical Lead, Software Engineering

Remote
1 day ago
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life. Our software teams build out new functionality, maintain, and support

Technical Lead, Software Engineering

San Francisco, CA
1 day ago
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life. Our software teams build out new functionality, maintain, and support

Technical Lead, Software Engineering

Austin, TX
1 day ago
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life. Our software teams build out new functionality, maintain, and support

Lead Software Engineer

New York City, NY
2 days ago
Locations: NY - New York, United States of America, New York, New YorkLead Software EngineerDo you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are seeking Full Stack

Lead Software Engineer, DevOps

New York City, NY
2 days ago
Locations: NY - New York, United States of America, New York, New YorkLead Software Engineer, DevOpsDo you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive , and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are

Lead Software Engineer - Backend

Greater LA Area
3 days ago
Job Summary:The NGS Studio is a multi-disciplinary team across TWDC that drives interconnected consumer experiences using immersive new storytelling canvases. Its focus is to connect the physical and digital worlds to unlock unique opportunities for new storytelling and consumer experiences. This team will be helping to define the next 100 years of Disney Storytelling.The ideal candidate excels in a highly collaborative environment and has deep

Lead Software Engineer

Austin, TX
3 days ago
Job Posting TitleLead Software EngineerSummaryDo you have a passion for developing highly scalable, highly available software that provides key game features to millions of users? Are you eager to work in the fast growing, dynamic, and challenging mobile and social games space? Pixel United (formally Aristocrat Digital) is looking for a lead backend engineer to join our team. We are creating Pixel United's next generation game development kit (NG

Lead Software Engineer

Milwaukee, WI
4 days ago
At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. What's the role? We are looking for a lead software engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for leading the technical solutioning for the development and management of software services and applications that deliver the learning and recruiting experience for our financial representatives. This includes

Lead Software Engineer- Segments

Boston, MA
5 days ago
At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit

Lead Software Engineer

Milwaukee, WI
6 days ago
At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic software engineering leader interested in executing Northwestern Mutual's Marketing technology strategy and delivery. As a lead engineer, you will be both a technical and people leader for a group of talented software engineers who are evolving and delivering the public

Lead Software Engineer

Milwaukee, WI
6 days ago
At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. Primary Duties & Responsibilities Our vision is to create a delightful and efficient employee experience for our Workplace Portal environments. Lead web development projects around CMS capabilities and API integrations to satisfy customer journey maps and future intranet roadmaps. Drive engineering and

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Lead Software Engineer salary in US is between $140k - $150k.

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Lead Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $159,172 on average.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Lead Software Engineer salary for women is $162,537 and the average Lead Software Engineer salary for men is $149,612.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $155,222. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $126,000.

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in US

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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill
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.NET
1% have this skill
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SQL
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Node.js
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Python
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Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in US

$129,000
Yearly Salary
A Full stack developer advisor reported a yearly salary of $129,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Developer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Seattle, WA
$186,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $186,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Remote
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Remote
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$24,250 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Colorado, CO
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Platform Engineering Lead reported a yearly salary of $185,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York City, NY
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Backend Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Remote
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Web Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin, TX
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago, IL
$220,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $220,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York City, NY
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