The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Zurich is CHF 111,270 per year. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

CHF 84,519 - CHF 140,623
CHF 85K
CHF 110K
CHF 140K
MEDIAN: CHF 110,965
10%
50%
90%
CHF 62.50 - CHF 150
CHF 98
MEDIAN: CHF 98.26
50%
CHF 0CHF 149K
Salary CHF 84,519 - CHF 140,623
Bonus CHF 517 - CHF 20,966
Profit Sharing CHF 5,000
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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CHF 88,083 - CHF 149,651
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Currency: CHF
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
Hourly Data CHF 0CHF 149
Hourly Rate CHF 98.26
Overtime CHF 75.00
Annual Data CHF 0CHF 149K
Bonus CHF 517 - CHF 20,966
Profit Sharing CHF 5,000
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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CHF 88,083 - CHF 149,651
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CHF
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused and working alone is typical.

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Senior Software Engineer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of CHF 110,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of CHF 113,000 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of CHF 120,000 based on 91 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of CHF 130,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
CHF 115,000

▼2%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


C++
▲5%

▲4%

Java/J2EE
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
CHF 115,000


▼2%

C#
▼2%

SQL
▼6%


▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 73%