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Software Engineering

IC2 - Developing

Salary Range

Low

$120,000

14%

Mid

$140,000

14%

High

$160,000

Level Comparison

LevelSample SizeLowMidHigh
IC1

Entry

0-1 YOE

Contributes to smaller projects under detailed guidance.

Very Large

168 Data Points

$109,500

$128,875

$148,250

IC2

Developing

2-4 YOE

Contributes to projects under general guidance. Skills are relatively developed with room for growth.

Very Large

866 Data Points

$120,000

$140,000

$160,000

IC3

Proficient

5-7 YOE

Owns specific projects and requires minimal guidance. Skills are fully developed.

Very Large

1,473 Data Points

$125,000

$147,208

$169,416

IC4

Advanced

8-11 YOE

Owns complex projects and drives their direction. Displays in-depth and broad skills and expertise.

Very Large

2,653 Data Points

$148,500

$169,250

$190,000

IC5

Expert

12+ YOE

A very experienced team member who leads large, high-priority projects that impact company-level goals.

Very Large

795 Data Points

$165,000

$192,300

$219,600

IC6

Advisory

An authority in their field who defines and drives initiatives with long-term strategic impact.

Very Large

807 Data Points

$175,000

$202,500

$230,000

M3

Manager

Directly supervises a team of individual contributors and is accountable for their results.

Very Large

337 Data Points

$174,950

$199,725

$224,500

M4

Sr. Manager

Experienced people manager responsible for setting objectives, observing budgets, and tracking results.

Very Large

335 Data Points

$180,000

$205,000

$230,000

M5

Director

Oversees managers or leads their own department. Responsible for vision, strategy, hiring, and results.

Very Large

205 Data Points

$200,000

$231,000

$262,000

M6

Sr. Director

Manages senior leaders in various groups. Responsible for a business function.

Medium

33 Data Points

$213,900

$258,450

$303,000

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