A Senior Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $95,924 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$78,045 - $111,495
$78K
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MEDIAN: $95,924
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Bonus
$974 - $10,928  
Profit Sharing
$1,015  
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$78,793 - $119,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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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.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



Late-Career
0%

National Average
$99,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 2%

C programming Language
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
0%

Java
0%

National Average
$99,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 16%

HTML
up arrow 17%

VB.Net
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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