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

Compensation for Atlanta Senior Software Engineers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($101K). Cash earnings for Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. — which occasionally include more than $17K from bonuses and more than $60K from profit sharing — stretch from around $73K to approximately $134K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The vast majority of Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta (86 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,951 - $121,807
$72K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $101,056
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$37.00 - $90.00
$37
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$90
MEDIAN: $51.20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,951 - $121,807  
   
Bonus
$2,020 - $17,157  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $59,598  
Total Pay (?
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$73,044 - $134,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$37.00 - $90.00  
   
Overtime
$52.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,020 - $17,157  
   
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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$73,044 - $134,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 96 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$105,000

▼1%

▼7%

Entry-Level
▼9%

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

PHP
▲9%


▲5%


▲3%

▲1%

JavaScript
▼0%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
$105,000

Oracle
▼1%


▼3%

ASP.NET
▼7%

C++
▼8%

C#
▼9%

C
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 11%
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