SENIOR ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$102,000
$78,000
Min 10%
$102,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Linn Operating Inc.
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a senior engineer make?
Senior Engineers in America make an average salary of $102,715 per year or $49.38 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $133,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $78,000. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Engineers. Hawaii, Washington, California, Oregon, and Nevada are some of the states with the best Senior Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Senior Engineer is 4.3 years.

Average Senior Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Senior Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Linn Operating Inc. or Citi will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Smule and Nvidia report highly competitive salaries for Senior Engineers.

Average Senior Engineer Salary By Location

Senior Engineers in the United States of America make on average $102,715 a year or $49.38 per hour. The city with the highest Senior Engineer salary is Redwood City, CA at $114,673 per year. The average starting salary in Redwood City, CA for Senior Engineers is $77,000. Hawaii, Washington, California, Oregon, and Nevada are the highest paying states. Mississippi, Kentucky, and Oklahoma have the lowest Senior Engineer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$114,673
2
Redmond, WA
$110,815
3
Philadelphia, PA
$102,256
4
Washington, DC
$101,747
5
McLean, VA
$101,696

Average Senior Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Senior Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Professional companies, Automotive companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Engineers. Professional companies pay Senior Engineers an average salary of $104,708, Automotive companies pay $104,085, and Technology companys come in at $103,146. The average salary for Senior Engineers in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $99,677.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$104,708
2
Automotive
$104,085
3
Technology
$103,146
4
Telecommunication
$102,939
5
Manufacturing
$102,283

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half Technology
Senior Engineer
Los Angeles, CA
10/31/2019
$140,000
City of Mill Valley
Senior Engineer
10/31/2019
$112,776
Cybercoders
Senior Engineer
San Diego, CA
10/30/2019
$130,000
Talener
Senior Engineer
Boston, MA
10/30/2019
$130,000
Talener
Senior Engineer
New York, NY
10/30/2019
$170,000
Cybercoders
Senior Engineer
Chicago, IL
10/29/2019
$130,000
Cybercoders
Senior Engineer
10/29/2019
$110,000
Robert Half
Senior Engineer
Miami, FL
10/29/2019
$100,000
Randstad
Senior Engineer
Milwaukee, WI
10/29/2019
$100,000
State of Minnesota
Senior Engineer
10/29/2019
$51,469
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