The average pay for a Senior Staff Engineer is $135,301 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$73,370 - $168,565
$73K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $135,301
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$24.71 - $67.92
$25
$27
$68
MEDIAN: $26.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$73,370 - $168,565  
   
Bonus
$2,043 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $30,767  
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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$70,522 - $182,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.71 - $67.92  
   
Overtime
$25.27 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,043 - $30,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $30,767  
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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$70,522 - $182,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Senior Staff Engineer

Senior staff engineers must have at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering and four years of experience in the field, and many employers prefer those who also have a master's degree.

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Key Stats for Senior Staff Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Senior Staff Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$141,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 51%

Skills That Affect Senior Staff Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%

National Average
$141,000

Software Development
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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