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

With three-fifths of Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills is $90K per year and can range from $69K on the lower end to $127K per year near the higher end. Total cash earnings of Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills range from $69K on the low end to $127K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $14K and $15K, respectively. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,904 - $116,123
(Median)
$68K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,585
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90%

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$35.36 - $82.54
(Median)
$35
$55
$83
MEDIAN: $54.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,904 - $116,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,040  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $15,499  
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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$69,297 - $127,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$35.36 - $82.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $76.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$679 - $15,499  
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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$69,297 - $127,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $79K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $89K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Software Engineers with Microsoft SQL Server skills make a median salary of $98K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $95K.

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

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
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National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 325 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
46%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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