Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Atlanta Senior Software Engineers can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $100K) surpassing six figures annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. The vast majority of Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta (85 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$71,404 - $121,993
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MEDIAN: $100,363
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$36.75 - $90.60
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,404 - $121,993  
   
Bonus
$1,965 - $19,315  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Total Pay (?
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$72,476 - $136,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$36.75 - $90.60  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,965 - $19,315  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$72,476 - $136,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $87K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $98K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $112K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries



National Average
$105,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

PHP
up arrow 8%


up arrow 5%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

Oracle
0%

National Average
$105,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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