Senior Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails Skills Salary

Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $115K) surpassing six figures annually. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $30K, overall incomes of Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills spread between $88K and $159K depending on individual performance. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$86,579 - $149,001
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$110K
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MEDIAN: $114,742
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$86,579 - $149,001  
   
Bonus
$984 - $20,258  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $30,410  
Total Pay (?
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$87,862 - $158,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 384
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$40.00 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$984 - $20,258  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $30,410  
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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$87,862 - $158,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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 $109K. Senior Software Engineers with Ruby on Rails skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $120K. 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 $135K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,456

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 21 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 will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+17 percent), New York (+10 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Baltimore (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 31 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Raleigh (30 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$118,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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