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

Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $70K to $127K per year, median earnings come to $92K annually. Final cash compensation to Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. varies from around $70K to approximately $127K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $5K, respectively. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Atlanta Senior Software Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (84 percent) of Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga. who answered the questionnaire are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$68,137 - $118,275
(Median)
$68K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,817
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$35.97 - $75.00
(Median)
$36
$57
$75
MEDIAN: $57.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,137 - $118,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,057  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $4,966  
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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$70,211 - $126,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.97 - $75.00  
   
Overtime
$59.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$587 - $4,966  
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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$70,211 - $126,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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.


For Senior Software Engineers in Atlanta, Ga., level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $77K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $91K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $102K. Atlanta Senior Software Engineers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $112K on average.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$94,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

JavaScript
up arrow 8%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

.NET
0%

National Average
$94,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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