Average Staff Engineer Salary

$102,785
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$55k
MEDIAN
$103k
90%
$158k

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $102,785

Base Salary
$55k - $158k
Bonus
$993 - $23k
Profit Sharing
$972 - $24k
Commission
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$55k - $171k
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What Do Staff Engineers Do?

Staff Engineer Tasks
  • Design, develop, and prototype products.
  • Supervise and guide product development and testing team, classifying problems and identifying fixes.
  • Collaborate to define user and technical needs, including testing.
  • Lead project management from idea generation to final product launch.
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Job Satisfaction for Staff Engineer

3.7 out of 5
(510)
Highly Satisfied
37Reviews
Based on 510 responses, the job of Staff Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.71 out of 5. On average, Staff Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
79.6%
Female
19.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 1,338 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

92%

Dental

85%

Vision

77%

None

7%