The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer with Software Architecture skills is $112,598 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$80,707 - $147,129
(Median)
$81K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $112,598
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MEDIAN: $95.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$80,707 - $147,129  
   
Bonus
$1,949 - $20,664  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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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$87,292 - $157,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$95.00  
   
Overtime
$51.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,949 - $20,664  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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).
)
$87,292 - $157,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$120,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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