Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$133,686 / yrTotal Pay
$114,628 / yrBase Pay
$19,058 / yrAdditional Pay

$133,686

 / yr
$51K$359K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Software Engineer is $133,686 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $114,628 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 $19,058 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 Engineer salary is $114,628. Salaries can range from $51,206 - $359,327. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Senior Software Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $133,686.

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What are some related job titles for Senior Software Engineer?

Some related job titles are Lead Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $158,509, Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $136,465, Senior Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $154,215, Software Engineer II Salaries with median pay of $123,862.

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Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Senior Software Engineer

$130,106

 /yr
Range: $94K - $196K

$94K

$196K

$94,461 - $196,261 Range

Uber
4.0

Uber

Senior Software Engineer

$160,848

 /yr
Range: $117K - $322K

$117K

$322K

$117,395 - $321,646 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$194,000

 /yr
Range: $63K - $531K

$63K

$531K

$63,370 - $530,965 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer

$171,693

 /yr
Range: $94K - $342K

$94K

$342K

$94,324 - $342,035 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Senior Software Engineer

$200,109

 /yr
Range: $106K - $347K

$106K

$347K

$105,797 - $347,282 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Senior Software Engineer

$170,067

 /yr
Range: $76K - $276K

$76K

$276K

$75,548 - $276,104 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Senior Software Engineer

$144,275

 /yr
Range: $109K - $195K

$109K

$195K

$109,191 - $194,792 Range

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Capital One
4.2

Capital One

Senior Software Engineer

$142,599

 /yr
Range: $102K - $306K

$102K

$306K

$102,439 - $305,607 Range

LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Senior Software Engineer

$189,667

 /yr
Range: $89K - $329K

$89K

$329K

$88,931 - $329,420 Range

EPAM Systems
3.9

EPAM Systems

Senior Software Engineer

$121,876

 /yr
Range: $37K - $164K

$37K

$164K

$36,665 - $163,607 Range

Intuit
4.5

Intuit

Senior Software Engineer

$172,993

 /yr
Range: $103K - $257K

$103K

$257K

$102,702 - $257,140 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Senior Software Engineer

$138,925

 /yr
Range: $42K - $207K

$42K

$207K

$41,840 - $207,195 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Senior Software Engineer

$170,982

 /yr
Range: $103K - $349K

$103K

$349K

$103,193 - $349,238 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Senior Software Engineer

$148,830

 /yr
Range: $55K - $276K

$55K

$276K

$55,341 - $275,641 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Senior Software Engineer

$129,015

 /yr
Range: $92K - $233K

$92K

$233K

$92,206 - $233,206 Range

Cyient
3.5

Cyient

Senior Software Engineer

$88,367

 /yr
Range: $53K - $125K

$53K

$125K

$52,759 - $124,828 Range

Netflix
4.3

Netflix

Senior Software Engineer

$407,513

 /yr
Range: $100K - $839K

$100K

$839K

$100,387 - $838,573 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Senior Software Engineer

$192,977

 /yr
Range: $9K - $538K

$9K

$538K

$8,908 - $537,565 Range

Mastech Digital
4.0

Mastech Digital

Senior Software Engineer

$111,487

 /yr
Range: $90K - $146K

$90K

$146K

$90,097 - $145,766 Range

Salesforce
4.5

Salesforce

Senior Software Engineer

$160,988

 /yr
Range: $91K - $249K

$91K

$249K

$91,441 - $248,854 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

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$192,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$100,000

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

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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

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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 Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $131,206 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 102027 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in United States is $180,483 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in United States is $95,383 per year.

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