Mid-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $101K, and on average, around one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers range from $72K on the low end to $141K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $16K and $15K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,718 - $130,988
$71K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,536
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$32.86 - $82.13
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MEDIAN: $56.62
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$0$141K
Salary $70,718 - $130,988
Bonus $1,001 - $16,149
Profit Sharing $494.35 - $14,939
Commission $32,500
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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$71,681 - $141,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,669
Hourly Data $0$89
Hourly Rate $32.86 - $82.13
Hourly Tips $2.55
Overtime $32.65 - $89.11
Annual Data $0$141K
Bonus $1,001 - $16,149
Commission $32,500
Profit Sharing $494.35 - $14,939
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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$71,681 - $141,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 309

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Dominating the field, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Cognizant, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Accenture, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Cisco Systems Inc offers the most; Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers earn $129K on average there. Qualcomm Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., and Cognizant also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $112K, $97K, and $90K, respectively.

Accenture offers the least pay with a median salary of $71K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $93K. Employees at TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. can also expect below-average earnings of $72K, $74K, and $75K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,794

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+28 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 519 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries


▲2%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$101,000

▼3%

SQL
▼4%


C++
▼5%

C
▼5%

▼5%

▼6%



C#
▼11%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 519 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%
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