Senior Leader Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$103,000
$79,000
$103,000
$134,000
Did you know that the average Senior Leader makes $103,455 per year? That's valued at $49.74 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $79,000 and $134,000, meaning Senior Leaders have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Senior Leaders find a job with Technology and Retail companies, while others work for Finance, Health Care, and Technology companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New Jersey, Washington and California are the top states in the U.S. to pay Senior Leaders the highest salaries.
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Map of Senior Leader Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Leaders earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Senior Leader Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a Senior Leader is roughly $103,455 per year, which boils down to $49.74 per hour. Interestingly enough, Senior Leaders have the highest salaries in Washington, DC at about $115,280 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $78,000. Additionally, Senior Leaders make more than the average salary in Redwood City, CA, Jersey City, NJ, Redmond, WA, New York, NY, and Arlington, VA. On a more broad level, Senior Leader salaries are highest in New Jersey, Washington, California, New York, Virginia, Rhode Island, and Colorado. On the contrary, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Indiana offer the lowest Senior Leader salaries.

Average Senior Leader Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Google and Microsoft as they offer the highest salaries for Senior Leaders.
Company
Average Salary
$148,516
$149k
$139,400
$139k
$136,528
$137k
$132,549
$133k

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Senior Leader Pay By Industry

Senior Leader salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Finance, Health Care, and Technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Senior Leader can make a yearly salary of $110,432 while working for Finance companies. All the while, other Senior Leaders are making $105,453 at Health Care companies and $102,865 at Technology companies. One industry Senior Leaders may want to avoid is the Manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $101,865.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$110,432
$110k
Health Care
Health Care
$105,453
$105k
Technology
Technology
$102,865
$103k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$101,865
$102k

Senior Leader Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Leader Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Solugenix
Solugenix
Marketing & Public Relations-Senior Audience Lead
Marketing & Public Relations-Senior Audience Lead
Marketing & Public Relations-Senior Audience Lead
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$185,743
$185,743
06/30/2020
Lead Caseworker-Training Unit (Senior Human Services Caseworker-Zone 2)
Lead Caseworker-Training Unit (Senior Human Services Caseworker-Zone 2)
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$39,812
$39,812
06/24/2020
Senior Payroll Lead
Senior Payroll Lead
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$52,175
$52,175
06/24/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior/Lead Data Engineer
Senior/Lead Data Engineer
Senior/Lead Data Engineer
06/07/2020
06/07/2020
$170,000
$170,000
06/07/2020
Senior Janitorial Lead-Bilingual Needed!-Monday-Friday
Senior Janitorial Lead-Bilingual Needed!-Monday-Friday
06/04/2020
06/04/2020
$35,479
$35,479
06/04/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Data Science Lead/Energy/Python/Modeling/Statistician/R/Aws/
Senior Data Science Lead/Energy/Python/Modeling/Statistician/R/Aws/
Senior Data Science Lead/Energy/Python/Modeling/Statistician/R/Aws/
05/30/2020
05/30/2020
$175,000
$175,000
05/30/2020
Solugenix Corporation
Solugenix Corporation
Marketing & Public Relations-Senior Audience Lead
Marketing & Public Relations-Senior Audience Lead
Marketing & Public Relations-Senior Audience Lead
05/27/2020
05/27/2020
$185,743
$185,743
05/27/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior/Lead Servicenow Engineer
Senior/Lead Servicenow Engineer
Senior/Lead Servicenow Engineer
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$120,000
$120,000
05/20/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior and Lead Level Flask Engineer for Modern Home Gym Company
Senior and Lead Level Flask Engineer for Modern Home Gym Company
Senior and Lead Level Flask Engineer for Modern Home Gym Company
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$180,000
$180,000
05/20/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior/Lead Servicenow Engineer
Senior/Lead Servicenow Engineer
Senior/Lead Servicenow Engineer
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$120,000
$120,000
05/20/2020