The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $34,949 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$22,527 - $62,400
$23K
$35K
$62K
MEDIAN: $35,279
10%
50%
90%
$17.22 - $47.78
$17
$24
$48
MEDIAN: $24.16
10%
50%
90%
$0$70K
Salary $22,527 - $62,400
Bonus $0.00 - $7,964
Profit Sharing $9,963
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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$23,571 - $70,743
  • Country: Poland
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $17.22 - $47.78
Overtime $25.83
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,964
Profit Sharing $9,963
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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$23,571 - $70,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,217

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$36,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲8%

▲5%



National Average
$36,000

▼5%

C#
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 18%