A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of $38,181 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C++, SQL, C++ Programming Language, and Java.

$24,875 - $79,836
$25K
$38K
$80K
MEDIAN: $38,181
10%
50%
90%
$12.50 - $26.70
$25
MEDIAN: $24.96
50%
$0$79K
Salary $24,875 - $79,836
Bonus $98.26
Total Pay (?
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$24,328 - $61,277
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $24.96
Overtime $12.50
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $98.26
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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$24,328 - $61,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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$185K

Microsoft Corp
192 profiles
$140,283

$132,126

$97,063

$150,714

$109,677

Qualcomm Inc
91 profiles
$106,933

Google, Inc.
85 profiles
$153,044

$114,848

$128,827

Amazon.com Inc
74 profiles
$131,864

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,533

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲29%

SQL
▲21%


▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 30%