Average Senior Staff Engineer with Software Development Skills Salary

$150,266
Avg. Salary
$0
Bonus
$7,600
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The average salary for a Senior Staff Engineer with Software Development skills is $150,266.
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$119k
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MEDIAN $150,266
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Salary
$119k - $190k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$122k - $211k

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Career Paths

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Senior Staff Engineer
Senior Principal Engineer
Project Engineer
Director of Engineering
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Staff Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Semiconductor are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development, Technical Analysis, Project Management and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Engineer

An experienced Senior Staff Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $150,572 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,062.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Staff Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Santa Clara, California (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Experienced
72.0%
Late Career
28.0%

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