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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary with Microsoft SQL Server skills

Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — around three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $69K to $127K per year, median earnings come to $89K per year. Overall cash earnings for Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills stretch from $69K on the lower end to $127K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $14K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$67,581 - $116,056
(Median)
$68K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,072
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50%
90%

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$34.91 - $83.62
(Median)
$35
$55
$84
MEDIAN: $55.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,581 - $116,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,427  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $15,434  
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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$68,883 - $126,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,514
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$34.91 - $83.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $74.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,427  
   
Profit Sharing
$695 - $15,434  
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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$68,883 - $126,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Microsoft SQL Server skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $78K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $88K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $98K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $96K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Microsoft SQL Server skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 423 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%
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