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Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in France

€54,982
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
€4,830
Bonus
€3,052
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The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in France is €54,982.
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€43k
MEDIAN
€55k
90%
€81k
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€43k - €81k
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€986 - €10k
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€43k - €95k
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Senior Software Engineer
Software Architect
Technical Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineers?

Skills in SQL and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java/J2EE, JavaScript and Java.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineers?

An early career Senior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €45,871 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €55,849 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €54,634 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €57,456.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 130 survey responses.
Early Career
5.4%
Mid Career
49.2%
Experienced
36.9%
Late Career
8.5%