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The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with JavaScript skills is $114,405.
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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

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.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Software Engineer are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Capital One Financial Corp and Salesforce.com, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $142,490. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Salesforce.com, Inc., earning around $137,765 and $135,087, respectively. Slalom Consulting pays the lowest at around $98,081. General Electric Co (GE) and Target Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $101,030 and $110,866, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Skills in Java and C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Senior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,561 based on 839 salaries. A mid-career Senior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,590 based on 2,546 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,810 based on 2,293 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,514.
Employees with Senior Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.3% less) and Austin, Texas (1.0% less).

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