Senior Software Engineer salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$146,144
$21,040
Additional Cash Compensation
$167,184
Total Compensation
Median: 140,000
Min: $75K
Max: $366K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in US?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in US is $146,144. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in US is $21,040. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in US is $167,184. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in US.

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Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in US is between $130k - $140k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $149,409 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $143,041 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $144,115.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $143,265. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $132,500.

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in US

1
Java
5% have this skill
2
Javascript
4% have this skill
3
.NET
3% have this skill
4
Python
1% have this skill
5
C#
1% have this skill
6
SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in US

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago, IL
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Boston, MA
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Boston, MA
$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $143,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago, IL
$205,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer III reported a yearly salary of $205,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$146,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $146,000 with +$21,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
$137,160
Yearly Salary
A Senior Developer L3 reported a yearly salary of $137,160
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle, WA
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Raleigh-Durham, NC
$161,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $161,000 with +$24,150 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Salt Lake City, UT
$126,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $126,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Raleigh-Durham, NC
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