The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $90,982 per year.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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.
)
$64,971 - $121,757
(Median)
65K
77K
91K
110K
120K
MEDIAN: $90,982
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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.
)
$33.66 - $82.33
(Median)
34
42
53
68
82
MEDIAN: $52.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,971 - $121,757  
   
Bonus
$496.23 - $14,924  
Profit Sharing
$987 - $10,383  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,967  
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).
)
$66,522 - $131,485  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25,668
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$33.66 - $82.33  
   
Overtime
$22.42 - $77.38  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$496.23 - $14,924  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,967  
Profit Sharing
$987 - $10,383  
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).
)
$66,522 - $131,485  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25,668
Is Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
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.
Read More...
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.
Popular Skills for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
up arrow 25%
up arrow 12%
up arrow 10%
up arrow 6%
up arrow 2%
up arrow 1%
up arrow 1%
National Average
$95,000
up arrow 4%
up arrow 5%
up arrow 5%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

National Average
$95,000

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

C
up arrow 7%
up arrow 7%
C++
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
National Average
$95,000
HTML
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 3%
.NET
up arrow 4%
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 6029 votes.
Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -