Senior Staff Engineer Salaries

2,252 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$142,860 / yr
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How much does a Senior Staff Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Senior Staff Engineer is $142,860 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Staff Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,252 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Staff Engineer employees.

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Senior Staff Engineer

Qualcomm

$171,328/yr

Range: $26K - $220K

237 salaries

$171,328/yr
$26K$220K

Senior Staff Engineer

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)

$173,710/yr

Range: $159K - $211K

103 salaries

$173,710/yr
$159K$211K

Senior Staff Engineer

Geosyntec Consultants

$71,705/yr

Range: $58K - $98K

97 salaries

$71,705/yr
$58K$98K

Senior Staff Engineer

Seagate Technology

$146,442/yr

Range: $99K - $184K

80 salaries

$146,442/yr
$99K$184K

Senior Staff Engineer

Motorola Mobility

$112,798/yr

Range: $100K - $121K

63 salaries

$112,798/yr
$100K$121K

Senior Staff Engineer

Dolby

$181,144/yr

Range: $174K - $203K

63 salaries

$181,144/yr
$174K$203K

Senior Staff Engineer

Western Digital

$134,947/yr

Range: $107K - $175K

59 salaries

$134,947/yr
$107K$175K

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Senior Staff Engineer

Intel Corporation

$164,533/yr

Range: $124K - $194K

58 salaries

$164,533/yr
$124K$194K

Senior Staff Engineer

Marvell Semiconductor

$165,005/yr

Range: $135K - $218K

54 salaries

$165,005/yr
$135K$218K

Senior Staff Engineer

Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

$76,299/yr

Range: $69K - $91K

41 salaries

$76,299/yr
$69K$91K

Senior Staff Engineer

VMware

$251,771/yr

Range: $151K - $355K

39 salaries

$251,771/yr
$151K$355K

Senior Staff Engineer

Juniper Networks

$187,238/yr

Range: $172K - $208K

34 salaries

$187,238/yr
$172K$208K

Senior Staff Engineer

Broadcom

$140,244/yr

Range: $124K - $160K

34 salaries

$140,244/yr
$124K$160K

Senior Staff Engineer

Palo Alto Networks

$160,921/yr

Range: $138K - $177K

33 salaries

$160,921/yr
$138K$177K

Senior Staff Engineer

Sun Microsystems

$187,561/yr

Range: $154K - $206K

27 salaries

$187,561/yr
$154K$206K

Senior Staff Engineer

Lockheed Martin

$154,161/yr

Range: $101K - $220K

25 salaries

$154,161/yr
$101K$220K

Senior Staff Engineer

GE Aviation

$137,454/yr

Range: $112K - $181K

23 salaries

$137,454/yr
$112K$181K

Senior Staff Engineer

Samsung Austin Semiconductor

$179,207/yr

Range: $157K - $207K

22 salaries

$179,207/yr
$157K$207K

Senior Staff Engineer

Samsung Electronics

$189,873/yr

Range: $152K - $218K

21 salaries

$189,873/yr
$152K$218K

Senior Staff Engineer

MMI Engineering

$92,273/yr

Range: $79K - $113K

21 salaries

$92,273/yr
$79K$113K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$200,000
per year
A Senior Staff 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
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$203,000
per year
A Sr Staff Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $203,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$80k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Sr. Staff Engineer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$50k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Senior Staff Engineer in the Kalamazoo, MI Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kalamazoo, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Senior Staff Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Senior Staff Engineer in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$21k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$10,000
monthly
A Sr Staff Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $10,000 per month
Additional Pay
$2 cash bonus
$4 stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Senior Staff Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Senior Staff Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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