Senior Software Support Engineer

Senior Software Support Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$110,000
$87,000
Min 10%
$110,000
Median 50%
$139,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Netflix
Highest Paying City
Los Gatos, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does a senior software support engineer make?
Senior Software Support Engineers in America make an average salary of $110,761 per year or $53.25 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $140,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $87,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Software Support Engineers are in Internet companies and Manufacturing companies. California, Washington, District of Columbia, Texas, and Nevada have the highest paying Senior Software Support Engineer jobs. Most Senior Software Support Engineers spend 4.5 years in the position.

Average Senior Software Support Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Software Support Engineer in the United States is $110,761 per year or $53.25 per hour. Los Gatos, CA reports the highest annual salary for Senior Software Support Engineers at 158,977. Even an entry-level Senior Software Support Engineer makes $114,000 per year in Los Gatos, CA. California, Washington, District of Columbia, Texas, and Nevada are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Kentucky, North Dakota, Hawaii, South Dakota, and West Virginia.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Los Gatos, CA
$158,977
2
Redmond, WA
$141,939
3
Houston, TX
$124,261
4
Arlington, VA
$115,913
5
Salem, NH
$115,747

Average Senior Software Support Engineer Salary By Company

Senior Software Support Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Software Support Engineers are in Internet companies and Manufacturing companies. Netflix and Groupon are the highest paying companies. Companies like Guidewire Software and Loyola University New Orleans also pay high salaries to their Senior Software Support Engineers.

Average Senior Software Support Engineer Pay By Industry

Wages for Senior Software Support Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Manufacturing companies, and Media companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Software Support Engineers. Salaries for Senior Software Support Engineers in Health Care companies average $114,954 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Media companies pay $112,251 and $111,370, respectively. The types of companies that pay Senior Software Support Engineers the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $109,237.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$114,954
2
Manufacturing
$112,251
3
Media
$111,370
4
Technology
$109,237