The average pay for a Senior Staff Engineer is $136,501 per year. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$73,572 - $168,635
(Median)
$74K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $136,501
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$24.51 - $68.51
(Median)
$25
$27
$69
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$73,572 - $168,635  
   
Bonus
$2,054 - $30,483  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $31,094  
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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$70,024 - $183,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.51 - $68.51  
   
Overtime
$25.22 - $49.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,054 - $30,483  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $31,094  
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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$70,024 - $183,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Senior Staff Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$142,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 52%

Skills That Affect Senior Staff Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 11%

National Average
$142,000

Linux
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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