The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $18,721 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$10,296 - $34,852
$10K
$19K
$35K
MEDIAN: $18,518
10%
50%
90%
$10.17 - $40.00
$17
MEDIAN: $17.40
50%
$0$38K
Salary $10,296 - $34,852
Bonus $0.00 - $3,524
Profit Sharing $1,221
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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$10,538 - $38,902
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $17.40
Overtime $5.94
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,524
Profit Sharing $1,221
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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$10,538 - $38,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 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.

Senior Software Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$183K

Microsoft Corp
179 profiles
$139,293

$133,107

$96,737

$110,970

$149,983

Qualcomm Inc
86 profiles
$107,156

$115,299

$127,838

Google, Inc.
78 profiles
$153,300

Amazon.com Inc
70 profiles
$133,394

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $19,694

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲33%

▲8%

National Average
$20,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
$20,000


▼11%

C#
▼15%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 29%