Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $88,760 per year.

$61,936 - $128,444
$62K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,317
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$22.57 - $68.48
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$68
MEDIAN: $43.45
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$0$136K
Salary $61,936 - $128,444
Bonus $1,002 - $15,677
Profit Sharing $118.36 - $19,900
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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$62,393 - $136,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,524
Hourly Data $0$72
Hourly Rate $22.57 - $68.48
Overtime $24.95 - $72.00
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $1,002 - $15,677
Profit Sharing $118.36 - $19,900
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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$62,393 - $136,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,517

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

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Indianapolis:
Be eager to learn and absorb new information. To stay relevant and be paid what you deserve, you have to be willing to tackle new technologies and new problems with little help and little/no training. Teach yourself with the Web, books, magazines and most importantly by jumping in and playing with it yourself.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Irving:
"Enterprise Level Communication."
You're finally here, a senior. You've likely got a junior or two under your wing. That's great, but remember, you're still not a lead. Listening is more important now than even the most earnest of agendas. Learning the business is your goal now. It won't always be pretty, so remember that business doesn't need fixing. It needs accommodation. Support it's efforts and you will thrive.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Portland:
Never stop learning. Keep your skills fresh.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Birmingham:
"Design, Develop and Maintain software products."
Always be learning new technologies. New software tools are constantly becoming available. Learn as many tools as you can so you can have many to choose from when a new problem arises.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Phoenix:
"Wish I knew that promised pay in x#of days is a farce."
Get what your worth up front. If you arent worth it then they can fire you or pay cut you.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Atlanta:
"Stay Current."
As you transition into a more leadership position make sure you still spend the time required to keep you development skills current.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Houston:
"Continuous Skills Growth."
Always try to make sure there is someone at your company more experienced in software development or architecture than you are. Everyone needs mentoring. If you're at the top, you have the hardest job. You have to continue to search out ways to be continuously improving.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 203 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
47%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲6%


Linux
▲1%

National Average
$94,000

▼1%

▼6%

SQL
▼6%

C
▼7%

C# Programming Language
▼9%

C++
▼9%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼10%

HTML
▼10%

.NET
▼11%

ASP.NET Framework
▼14%

C#
▼15%

ASP.NET
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 203 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%
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