The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Staff Engineer with Project Management skills is $69,282.
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Job Description for Senior Staff Engineer
Senior staff engineers must have at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering and four years of experience in the field, and many employers prefer those who also have a master's degree. Senior staff engineers must stay up-to-date with all federal, state, and local code laws to ensure that safety regulations are met, as they are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of their divisions. They are tasked with providing support to lower-level staff and handling disciplinary actions as neede…Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Staff Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Environmental Consulting and Technical Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Engineer
A mid-career Senior Staff Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,500 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Senior Staff Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $143,190 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,298.
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