Senior Software Engineer in Buffalo, New York Salary

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Buffalo, New York is $81,295 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux 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.

$65,648 - $98,426
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$98K
MEDIAN: $81,295
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$65,648 - $98,426  
   
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$65,648 - $98,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 7 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$83,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
▲21%

C++
▲13%

C
▲10%

.NET
▲3%

C#
▲1%

SQL
▼0%

HTML
▼0%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

C# Programming Language
▼2%

Java
▼4%

JavaScript
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%
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