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

Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $97K) surpassing six figures annually. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K, overall incomes of Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills spread between $71K and $141K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$69,581 - $126,906
$70K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,666
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$35.43 - $89.82
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$90
MEDIAN: $60.50
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$0$140K
Salary $69,581 - $126,906
Bonus $999 - $14,634
Profit Sharing $587 - $19,866
Commission $3,052
Total Pay (?
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$71,338 - $140,661
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,113
Hourly Data $0$89
Hourly Rate $35.43 - $89.82
Hourly Tips $2.75
Overtime $1.29 - $74.50
Annual Data $0$140K
Bonus $999 - $14,634
Commission $3,052
Profit Sharing $587 - $19,866
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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$71,338 - $140,661
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 450 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 619 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 184 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,275

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

For those looking to make money, Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+25 percent), New York (+23 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Richmond is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Omaha and 4 percent less in St. Louis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 224 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$100,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 11%
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