Mid-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary
Earnings for Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers come in at around $96K annually on average. Overall cash earnings of Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers stretch from $71K near the bottom to $139K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $16K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Accenture, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cognizant, and TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED are top-notch employers for Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers in this area. Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., where the median salary comes to $100K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($66K) and those starting out ($139K) creates a rather diverse pay scale.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Software Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+28 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Washington (+13 percent). Minneapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 4 percent below the national average.