Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $99,935 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$71,576 - $135,937
$72K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,015
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$30.94 - $89.95
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MEDIAN: $57.32
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$0$146K
Salary $71,576 - $135,937
Bonus $986 - $17,320
Profit Sharing $492 - $15,233
Commission $511 - $73,404
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$72,448 - $146,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12,474
Hourly Data $0$89
Hourly Rate $30.94 - $89.95
Hourly Tips $2.55
Overtime $32.37 - $79.93
Annual Data $0$146K
Bonus $986 - $17,320
Commission $511 - $73,404
Profit Sharing $492 - $15,233
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$72,448 - $146,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,117

Job Description for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Sr. software engineers/developers/programmers are in charge of a team of computer professionals who develop the different software programs sold by software companies or used by various businesses. As the head of this department, they must be able to solve problems that even the intelligent people whom they work with may not be able to handle. Their job is to lead a team in developing products that make work and everyday life easier for the general public or for business employees.

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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 1,294 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 3,570 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 3,635 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 1,100 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $103,535

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer?

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in USA:
"Research."
Pros: I enjoy research I am also software developer.
Cons:

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Boston:
"Best job, evah."
Pros: The ability to grow professionally with latitude towards specialty that does me best.
Cons: Honestly, nothing. Great company, great people and promising future.

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Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1842 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$104,000

▼3%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries


▲5%

▲4%

▲4%

C++
▼0%

Oracle
▼0%

National Average
$104,000

▼2%


SQL
▼3%

▼4%



▼5%

C#
▼9%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1842 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%