Staff Engineer with Software Development Skills Salary

The average pay for a Staff Engineer with Software Development skills is $127,671 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$88,843 - $148,346
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MEDIAN: $124,361
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$0$169K
Salary $88,843 - $148,346
Bonus $3,956 - $24,303
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$87,653 - $169,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Staff Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Staff Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 37 salaries. A Staff Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Staff Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Staff Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$131,000

Entry-Level
▼41%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 2%
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