Software Engineer salary in Washington DC

Average Base Salary in Washington DC

$113,357
$6,800
Additional Cash Compensation
$120,157
Total Compensation
Median: 110,000
Min: $84K
Max: $160K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Washington DC?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Washington DC is $113,357. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Washington DC is $6,800. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Washington DC is $120,157. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Washington DC.

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Software Engineer jobs in Washington DC

Staff Software Engineer, Backend

Washington DC
6 days ago
The Data Networks team helps grow crypto by building trusted networks of transactions and people. A Staff Engineer on this team thrives on not just designing and implementing complex systems but also operating and scaling them in production. They are a mentor who grows the skills of their teammates and rejoices in the ripple effects across the company. We measure our success by how well we enable our customers to fight crime and meet compliance regulations.

Director, Software Engineering

Washington DC
2 weeks ago
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, VirginiaDirector, Software EngineeringCapital One is seeking a Director of Software Engineering to lead, manage, mentor, and build extremely talented software engineering teams to deliver game changing technologies. As a candidate for this role, you're able to seamlessly switch from diving deep into technology with engineers to driving high-level, strategic discussions. You are a naturally

Sr. Cloud Software Engineer

Washington DC
2 weeks ago
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaSr. Cloud Software EngineerDo you have experience with cloud services? Possess an innate desire to learn and work on ensuring the security of applications and services operating in the Cloud? Do 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? If so, then

Lead Software Engineer, Backend

Washington DC
2 weeks ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaLead Software Engineer, BackendDo 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 seeking Back

Lead Software Engineer, Back End

Washington DC
2 hours ago
Locations: VA - Vienna, United States of America, Vienna, VirginiaLead Software Engineer, Back EndDo 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 seeking

Manager, Software Engineering, Full Stack

Washington DC
2 hours ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaManager, Software Engineering, Full StackDo 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

Lead, Software Engineer (Remote Eligible)

Washington DC
2 days ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaLead, Software Engineer (Remote Eligible)Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers.At Capital One, you'll be

Senior Software Engineer (Remote Eligible)

Washington DC
3 days ago
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaSenior Software Engineer (Remote Eligible)Do 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

Lead, Software Engineer (Remote-Eligible)

Washington DC
1 week ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaLead, Software Engineer (Remote-Eligible)Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers. At Capital One, you'll be

Senior, Software Engineer ( remote- eligible)

Washington DC
6 days ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaSenior, Software Engineer ( remote- eligible)Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers.At Capital One, you'll be

Lead, Software Engineer (remote- Eligible)

Washington DC
1 week ago
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaLead, Software Engineer (remote- Eligible)Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and humanity to banking. We make a difference for 65 million customers. At Capital One, you'll be

Senior Software Engineer-Remote Eligible

Washington DC
1 week ago
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, VirginiaSenior Software Engineer-Remote Eligible Do 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

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Washington DC is between $160k - $170k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $122,667 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Washington DC

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
QA Analyst$76,571
Min: $65K
Max: $90K
QA Engineer$84,286
Min: $80K
Max: $90K
Software Test Engineer$90,143
Min: $85K
Max: $96K
Implementation Specialist$93,625
Min: $65K
Max: $121K
Android Developer$100,286
Min: $85K
Max: $119K
Junior Software Engineer$103,444
Min: $80K
Max: $115K
Front End Developer$107,778
Min: $95K
Max: $140K
Software Engineer$113,357
Min: $84K
Max: $160K
Systems Engineer$116,750
Min: $96K
Max: $125K
iOS Developer$116,857
Min: $100K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer$118,571
Min: $115K
Max: $120K
Salesforce Developer$121,250
Min: $90K
Max: $161K
Game Developer$122,278
Min: $60K
Max: $214K
Sales Engineer$122,636
Min: $100K
Max: $214K
QA Manager$123,571
Min: $120K
Max: $125K
Security Engineer$125,333
Min: $110K
Max: $200K
Data Engineer$125,714
Min: $100K
Max: $200K
Site Reliability Engineer$134,857
Min: $110K
Max: $171K
Senior Data Engineer$137,625
Min: $125K
Max: $185K
Automation Engineer$141,429
Min: $100K
Max: $169K
Senior Software Engineer$142,676
Min: $116K
Max: $190K
Lead Software Engineer$144,900
Min: $115K
Max: $200K
Database Administrator$149,700
Min: $115K
Max: $199K
Principal Software Engineer$151,775
Min: $86K
Max: $207K
Data Architect$152,111
Min: $135K
Max: $198K
Hardware Engineer$153,250
Min: $134K
Max: $210K
Machine Learning Engineer$155,625
Min: $145K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager$156,286
Min: $145K
Max: $204K
Data Engineering Manager$165,400
Min: $155K
Max: $180K
Director of Software Engineering$198,625
Min: $175K
Max: $226K
Vice President of Engineering$213,111
Min: $200K
Max: $283K
CIO (Chief Information Officer)$227,500
Min: $225K
Max: $230K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$278,625
Min: $100K
Max: $393K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Washington DC

1
Java
7% have this skill
2
Javascript
6% have this skill
3
.NET
3% have this skill
4
Python
2% have this skill
5
C#
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Washington DC

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Washington DC
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Washington DC
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Washington DC
$83,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $83,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Washington DC
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Washington DC
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Washington DC
$123,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $123,000
201-500 Employees
Washington DC
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
501-1,000 Employees
Washington DC
$123,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $123,000
501-1,000 Employees
Washington DC
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
501-1,000 Employees
Washington DC
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