The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Buffalo, New York is $79,304 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux, C++, and C. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

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MEDIAN: $79,304
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$60,249 - $96,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
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
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
040
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 25%

C++
up arrow 16%

C
up arrow 13%

C#
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

National Average
$81,000

Java
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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