Average Senior Systems Developer Salary

$87,097
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$3,200
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Developer is $87,097.
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$68k
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$87k
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$113k
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$68k - $113k
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$1k - $12k
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$0 - $5k
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$70k - $116k
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What Do Senior Systems Developers Do?

Senior Systems Developer Tasks
  • Collaborate with other senior level developers to define and specify project needs.
  • Create databases and online reports to support project measurement and data analytics.
  • Develop enhancements to existing systems.
  • Assign tasks, responsibilities and deliverables for team members while monitoring progress.
  • Manage multiple projects at once to ensure that project objectives are exceeded on time.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Systems Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Developers?

An early career Senior Systems Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,612 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,021 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,186 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,279.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Systems Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (21.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Early Career
14.1%
Mid Career
29.6%
Experienced
38.0%
Late Career
18.3%