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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $91,364 per year.
$65,873 - $122,662
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $91,364
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$33.17 - $82.94
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MEDIAN: $54.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,873 - $122,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,873  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $11,836  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,255  
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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$67,310 - $132,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,045
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$33.17 - $82.94  
   
Overtime
$19.98 - $77.70  
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 - $14,873  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $11,836  
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).
)
$67,310 - $132,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,232
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Job Description for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Sr. software engineers/developers/programmers are in charge of a team of computer professionals who develop the different software programs sold by software companies or used by various businesses. As the head of this department, they must be able to solve problems that even the intelligent people whom they work with may not be able to handle. Their job is to lead a team in developing products that make work and everyday life easier for the general public or for business employees.

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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Tasks

  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.

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National Average
$95,000



Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

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$95,000

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4215 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%