Senior Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails Skills Salary

Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $114K per year on average. In the world of Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills, overall income ranges from $86K near the bottom to $157K at the top; this can include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $31K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$84,875 - $148,370
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$110K
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MEDIAN: $114,150
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$40.13 - $92.74
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MEDIAN: $55.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$84,875 - $148,370  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $20,161  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $30,639  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$85,712 - $157,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$40.13 - $92.74  
   
Overtime
$37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,014 - $20,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $30,639  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$85,712 - $157,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $110K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $119K in this role. Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $144K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $117,517

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills that is 20 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+16 percent), San Diego (+10 percent), New York (+10 percent), and Baltimore (+7 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Dallas Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills earning much less — 31 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (29 percent lower) and Raleigh (9 percent lower).

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$118,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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