A Senior Software Engineer with Linux skills earns an average salary of $110,546 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$81,330 - $147,388
$81K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $110,546
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$44.85 - $97.66
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$67
$98
MEDIAN: $66.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$81,330 - $147,388  
   
Bonus
$1,038 - $20,177  
Profit Sharing
$517 - $12,574  
Commission
$15.26  
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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$82,874 - $158,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,496
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$44.85 - $97.66  
   
Overtime
$39.45 - $91.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,038 - $20,177  
   
Commission
$15.26  
Profit Sharing
$517 - $12,574  
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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$82,874 - $158,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $115,207

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$115,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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