Average Entry-Level Senior Staff Engineer Salary

$60,521
Avg. Salary
$4,000
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Senior Staff Engineer is $60,521.
25%
$57k
25%
$61k
50%
$66k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $60,521
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United States (change)
Salary
$57k - $66k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$61k - $70k

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Job Description for Senior Staff Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Staff Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Engineer

An early career Senior Staff Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,756 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,375 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Senior Staff Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $146,504 based on 288 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,758.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 613 survey responses.
Early Career
10.6%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
47.0%
Late Career
28.1%

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