SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$109,000
$83,000
Min 10%
$109,000
Median 50%
$143,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Digital Ally
Highest Paying City
Los Gatos, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a senior software engineer make?
Senior Software Engineers in the US make on average $109,322 annually or $52.56 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $143,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $83,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Software Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. California, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, and Utah are some of the states with the best Senior Software Engineer salaries in the US. Most Senior Software Engineers spend 3.9 years in the position.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary By Company

Senior Software Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Software Engineers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. Companies like Digital Ally or Ozburn-Hessey Logistics LLC will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Diebold Nixdorf and Google pay their Senior Software Engineers very well.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Senior Software Engineers make on average $109,322 annually or $52.56 hourly. Working in Los Gatos, CA as a Senior Software Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $121,259 per year. Even an entry-level Senior Software Engineer makes $85,000 per year in Los Gatos, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Senior Software Engineer salaries are California, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, and Utah. Oklahoma, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Wyoming are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Los Gatos, CA
$121,259
2
Redmond, WA
$109,121
3
Jersey City, NJ
$103,978
4
New York, NY
$103,884
5
Philadelphia, PA
$103,523

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Senior Software Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Hospitality companies, and Internet companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Software Engineers. Salaries for Senior Software Engineers in Retail companies average $114,164 annually, while Hospitality companies and Internet companies pay $113,114 and $110,909, respectively. The types of companies that pay Senior Software Engineers the least are in the Health Care industry, where the average annual salary is $104,972.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$114,164
2
Hospitality
$113,114
3
Internet
$110,909
4
Technology
$109,228
5
Telecommunication
$108,616

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Software Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Seven Sons Farms
Senior Software Engineer
Fort Wayne, IN
10/31/2019
$70,000
Blinddata
Senior Software Engineer
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$150,000
Eliassen Group
Senior Software Engineer
10/31/2019
$125,220
Nfinity LLC
Senior Software Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
10/31/2019
$100,000
Vaco Technology
Senior Software Engineer
Houston, TX
10/31/2019
$100,000
Space Genius
Senior Software Engineer
Tampa, FL
10/31/2019
$100,000
Eliassen Group
Senior Software Engineer
10/31/2019
$125,220
Hamlyn Williams
Senior Software Engineer
Garland, TX
10/31/2019
$120,000
Triad Group Inc.
Senior Software Engineer
Seattle, WA
10/31/2019
$166,960
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