Senior Software Development Engineer Salaries

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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$151,837 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,870 salaries

$119K

Low

$152K

Average

$193K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Senior Software Development Engineer make?

The national average salary for Senior Software Development Engineer is $151,837 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5870 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Development Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$131,214 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$141,681 /yr
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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Software Development Engineer

$173,954

 /yr
Range: $88K - $261K
2,211 salaries
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$88K

$261K

$88,478 - $261,088 Range

Workday
4.2

Workday

Senior Software Development Engineer

$180,902

 /yr
Range: $140K - $200K

$140K

$200K

$139,623 - $199,801 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Senior Software Development Engineer

$169,801

 /yr
Range: $113K - $354K

$113K

$354K

$113,198 - $354,337 Range

Expedia Group
4

Expedia Group

Senior Software Development Engineer

$165,915

 /yr
Range: $126K - $190K

$126K

$190K

$126,437 - $190,000 Range

ServiceNow
4.4

ServiceNow

Senior Software Development Engineer

$142,940

 /yr
Range: $103K - $170K

$103K

$170K

$103,349 - $169,673 Range

AMD
4.2

AMD

Senior Software Development Engineer

$138,398

 /yr
Range: $101K - $189K

$101K

$189K

$101,496 - $189,096 Range

Citrix
4.1

Citrix

Senior Software Development Engineer

$133,538

 /yr
Range: $120K - $170K

$120K

$170K

$120,492 - $170,273 Range

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Alcatel-Lucent
3.6

Alcatel-Lucent

Senior Software Development Engineer

$139,017

 /yr
Range: $118K - $188K

$118K

$188K

$118,450 - $188,416 Range

Inovalon
3

Inovalon

Senior Software Development Engineer

$122,049

 /yr
Range: $104K - $140K

$104K

$140K

$104,188 - $139,909 Range

Mastercard
4.2

Mastercard

Senior Software Development Engineer

$124,519

 /yr
Range: $104K - $156K

$104K

$156K

$104,293 - $155,518 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Senior Software Development Engineer

$147,448

 /yr
Range: $112K - $187K

$112K

$187K

$112,088 - $187,104 Range

Zillow
4.3

Zillow

Senior Software Development Engineer

$165,016

 /yr
Range: $136K - $192K

$136K

$192K

$135,800 - $192,146 Range

RealNetworks
3.2

RealNetworks

Senior Software Development Engineer

$126,890

 /yr
Range: $110K - $178K

$110K

$178K

$109,564 - $178,394 Range

MetLife
3.9

MetLife

Senior Software Development Engineer

$114,793

 /yr
Range: $102K - $131K

$102K

$131K

$102,210 - $130,519 Range

Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Senior Software Development Engineer

$136,179

 /yr
Range: $124K - $170K

$124K

$170K

$123,737 - $170,434 Range

Yahoo
4

Yahoo

Senior Software Development Engineer

$158,896

 /yr
Range: $110K - $219K

$110K

$219K

$110,253 - $218,871 Range

PTC
4

PTC

Senior Software Development Engineer

$110,348

 /yr
Range: $89K - $131K

$89K

$131K

$88,942 - $130,511 Range

CSG
4.1

CSG

Senior Software Development Engineer

$100,761

 /yr
Range: $88K - $134K

$88K

$134K

$88,022 - $133,884 Range

Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Senior Software Development Engineer

$145,475

 /yr
Range: $141K - $148K

$141K

$148K

$140,586 - $148,098 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Development Engineer

$192,039

 /yr
Range: $97K - $242K

$97K

$242K

$96,559 - $241,587 Range

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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 $151,837 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5870 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 $193,479 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer in United States is $119,157 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Senior Software Development Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Senior Software Development Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior software development engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$500,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $500,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$8,400
monthly
A Senior Software Designer in the Salem, OR Area area reported making $8,400 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Salem, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$113,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $113,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Springfield, MA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Springfield, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$83,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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