SENIOR STAFF ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$111,000
$80,000
Min 10%
$111,000
Median 50%
$154,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Synopsys
Highest Paying City
Hercules, CA
Highest Paying State
Louisiana
Average Experience Level
4.9 years
How much does a senior staff engineer make?
The national average salary for a Senior Staff Engineer in the U.S. is $111,735 annually or $53.72 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $154,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $80,000 per year. Internet companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Alaska have the highest paying Senior Staff Engineer jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 4.9 years.
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Average Senior Staff Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Senior Staff Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Internet companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Staff Engineers. Senior Staff Engineers at Synopsys and LinkedIn report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Woodward or VMware, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Senior Staff Engineers.

Average Senior Staff Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Staff Engineer in the USA is $111,735 annually or $53.72 hourly. Working in Hercules, CA as a Senior Staff Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $123,919 per year. Even an entry-level Senior Staff Engineer makes $74,000 per year in Hercules, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Senior Staff Engineer salaries are Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Alaska. Ohio, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, and West Virginia are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Hercules, CA
$123,919
2
Houston, TX
$119,600
3
Seattle, WA
$111,486
4
New York, NY
$107,217
5
Atlanta, GA
$106,671

Average Senior Staff Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Senior Staff Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Staff Engineers. Salaries for Senior Staff Engineers in Telecommunication companies average $128,194 annually, while Technology companies and Manufacturing companies pay $116,796 and $114,152, respectively. The types of companies that pay Senior Staff Engineers the least are in the Internet industry, where the average annual salary is $106,224.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$128,194
2
Technology
$116,796
3
Manufacturing
$114,152
4
Professional
$107,501
5
Internet
$106,224

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Staff Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$140,000
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$60,000
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$93,832
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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
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