Average Mid-Career Senior Software Engineer Salary at Cisco Systems Inc

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Software Engineer at Cisco Systems Inc is $134,063.
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$115k - $157k
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$113k - $183k

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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 Microsoft Corp, Qualcomm Inc and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $152,857. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $141,296 and $135,928, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $99,695. General Electric Co (GE) and Qualcomm Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $106,075 and $108,673, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

An early career Senior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,887 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,488 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,237.

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