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

Nearly three-fifths of Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $69K to $131K per year, but median earnings come to around $91K per year. Total cash earnings of Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills range from $69K on the low end to $131K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $15K, respectively. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,512 - $119,370
(Median)
$68K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,919
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90%

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$34.86 - $84.33
(Median)
$35
$57
$84
MEDIAN: $56.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,512 - $119,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,517  
Profit Sharing
$710 - $15,371  
Commission
$12,250  
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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$69,395 - $131,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$34.86 - $84.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $71.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,517  
   
Commission
$12,250  
Profit Sharing
$710 - $15,371  
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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$69,395 - $131,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $81K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $90K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $99K in this role. For some reason, Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $96K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

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Late-Career
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National Average
$94,000

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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 308 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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