Average Senior Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

$121,281
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$89k
MEDIAN
$121k
90%
$164k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $121,281

Base Salary
$89k - $164k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $25k
Total Pay
$91k - $176k
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

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.
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What is the highest pay for Senior Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Software Engineer is $164k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Software Engineer is $89k / year

How can Senior Software Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Software Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Software Engineer that oversees more junior Senior Software Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.