Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Software Development Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$154,215 / yrTotal Pay
$132,581 / yrBase Pay
$21,635 / yrAdditional Pay

$154,215

 / yr
$37K$759K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer is $154,215 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $132,581 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,635 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Senior Software Development Engineer salary is $132,581. Salaries can range from $36,908 - $759,167. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Senior Software Development Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $154,215.

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What are some related job titles for Senior Software Development Engineer?

Some related job titles are Lead Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $184,582, Senior Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $133,686, Software Engineer III Salaries with median pay of $142,118, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $176,894.

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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Software Development Engineer

$180,845

 /yr
Range: $92K - $268K

$92K

$268K

$92,345 - $268,100 Range

Workday
4.2

Workday

Senior Software Development Engineer

$188,810

 /yr
Range: $143K - $209K

$143K

$209K

$143,216 - $208,534 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Senior Software Development Engineer

$177,090

 /yr
Range: $118K - $249K

$118K

$249K

$118,146 - $248,714 Range

Expedia Group
4.1

Expedia Group

Senior Software Development Engineer

$173,168

 /yr
Range: $132K - $199K

$132K

$199K

$131,964 - $198,849 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Senior Software Development Engineer

$149,188

 /yr
Range: $108K - $177K

$108K

$177K

$107,867 - $177,090 Range

AMD
4.2

AMD

Senior Software Development Engineer

$144,022

 /yr
Range: $101K - $197K

$101K

$197K

$100,885 - $197,362 Range

Citrix
3.9

Citrix

Senior Software Development Engineer

$141,673

 /yr
Range: $127K - $178K

$127K

$178K

$126,666 - $177,716 Range

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Alcatel-Lucent
4.1

Alcatel-Lucent

Senior Software Development Engineer

$145,094

 /yr
Range: $124K - $197K

$124K

$197K

$123,628 - $196,652 Range

Inovalon
3.0

Inovalon

Senior Software Development Engineer

$127,384

 /yr
Range: $109K - $146K

$109K

$146K

$108,742 - $146,025 Range

Mastercard
4.2

Mastercard

Senior Software Development Engineer

$129,962

 /yr
Range: $109K - $162K

$109K

$162K

$108,852 - $162,316 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Senior Software Development Engineer

$153,893

 /yr
Range: $117K - $195K

$117K

$195K

$116,988 - $195,283 Range

Zillow
3.9

Zillow

Senior Software Development Engineer

$173,107

 /yr
Range: $142K - $201K

$142K

$201K

$141,736 - $200,545 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Senior Software Development Engineer

$174,852

 /yr
Range: $122K - $213K

$122K

$213K

$122,202 - $213,009 Range

RealNetworks
3.3

RealNetworks

Senior Software Development Engineer

$132,559

 /yr
Range: $114K - $186K

$114K

$186K

$114,354 - $186,192 Range

MetLife
3.9

MetLife

Senior Software Development Engineer

$119,992

 /yr
Range: $107K - $136K

$107K

$136K

$106,678 - $136,225 Range

CSG
4.1

CSG

Senior Software Development Engineer

$104,956

 /yr
Range: $92K - $140K

$92K

$140K

$91,870 - $139,736 Range

PTC
4.0

PTC

Senior Software Development Engineer

$116,440

 /yr
Range: $93K - $136K

$93K

$136K

$92,830 - $136,216 Range

Aetna
3.5

Aetna

Senior Software Development Engineer

$142,132

 /yr
Range: $129K - $178K

$129K

$178K

$129,146 - $177,884 Range

Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Senior Software Development Engineer

$151,834

 /yr
Range: $147K - $155K

$147K

$155K

$146,731 - $154,571 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Development Engineer

$200,423

 /yr
Range: $101K - $252K

$101K

$252K

$100,780 - $252,147 Range

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$130,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$175,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$192,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$100,000

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$196,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$194,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$153,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer-1 with 1 to 3 years of experience

$174,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$17,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr
Stock Bonus$120,000/yr

8 days ago by a Sr. Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$8,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Development Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer is $151,841 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5867 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Development Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer in United States is $193,483 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer in United States is $119,161 per year.

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