$39,662
Avg. Salary
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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, Java, and C++ Programming Language.

$27,508 - $79,836
$28K
$40K
$80K
MEDIAN: $39,662
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90%
$17.69 - $27.91
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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Salary $27,508 - $79,836
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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$27,219 - $80,506
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $23.00
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$80K
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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$27,219 - $80,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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

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

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,118

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
53%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$40,000

▼3%

▼6%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲24%

SQL
▲17%

▲15%


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National Average
$40,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
53%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 35%