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

Salaries for Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta are generous, with average pay above six figures ($100K) per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $17K and $60K, respectively — total cash payment to Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. can bottom out near $73K or peak near $135K depending on individual performance. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Atlanta Senior Software Engineers (85 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$71,263 - $121,233
$71K
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$120K
MEDIAN: $100,066
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$37.25 - $89.40
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$89
MEDIAN: $52.41
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,263 - $121,233  
   
Bonus
$1,982 - $17,307  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $59,598  
Total Pay (?
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$72,680 - $134,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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Hourly Rate
$37.25 - $89.40  
   
Overtime
$52.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,982 - $17,307  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $59,598  
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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$72,680 - $134,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $94K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $97K on average. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $112K. For some reason, Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $106K.

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
9%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$104,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼10%

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

PHP
▲11%



▲4%

▲1%

HTML
▲1%

Oracle
▲1%

JavaScript
▼0%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
$104,000

Java/J2EE
▼3%

ASP.NET Framework
▼3%

ASP.NET
▼5%

C++
▼6%

C#
▼7%

C
▼15%

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
9%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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