$101,381
Avg. Salary
$56.91
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,827

Bonus

$4,429

Profit Sharing

$13,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $56.91 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $101,381 per year.

$30.35
10%
$56.91
50%
$88.54
90%
MEDIAN $56.91
$73k
10%
$101k
50%
$138k
90%
MEDIAN $101,381
$73,075 - $137,827
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MEDIAN: $101,381
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$30.35 - $88.54
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$0$148K
Salary $73,075 - $137,827
Bonus $1,022 - $18,025
Profit Sharing $636 - $15,899
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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$73,974 - $148,804
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14,215
Hourly Data $0$88
Hourly Rate $30.35 - $88.54
Hourly Tips $2.55
Overtime $31.76 - $81.85
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $1,022 - $18,025
Commission $511 - $73,404
Profit Sharing $636 - $15,899
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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$73,974 - $148,804
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,237

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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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: $105,309

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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Advice

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

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.

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

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco:
"Use the necessary time."
Never stop learning. The more expertice you build the better.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Salt Lake City:
"Learning on the job is better than training at school."
My training on the job was much better than training I received in school. You do need to be good enough to get into a field, but once there the knowledge gained on the job is much more practical than what is taught at school.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Antonio:
"Am I worth more?"
You are done coding. Just accept it.

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Portland:
"Becoming a specialist in a technology doesn't help you."
Know that technology will change and you will have to keep up.

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
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2424 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$105,000

▼5%

▼13%

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


▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$105,000

C++
▼2%

Oracle
▼2%


▼4%

SQL
▼5%


▼6%

▼6%


C#
▼10%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2424 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%