The average pay for a Late-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $101,662 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Late-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$77,296 - $134,371
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $101,662
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Late-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$37.73 - $91.84
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MEDIAN: $56.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,296 - $134,371  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $16,306  
Profit Sharing
$1,018 - $14,582  
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
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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$78,486 - $145,464  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$37.73 - $91.84  
   
Overtime
$1.14 - $94.84  
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$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$102.13 - $16,306  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,018 - $14,582  
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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$78,486 - $145,464  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,326
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San Diego
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Boston
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$105,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Linux
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C
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C++
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UNIX
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Oracle
0%
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$105,000
C#
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HTML
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SQL
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.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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ASP.NET
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Visual Basic (VB)
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VB.Net
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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