How much does a Sr. Software Engineer make?

Updated Oct 27, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$128,824 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,545 salaries

$95K

Low

$129K

Average

$174K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Sr. Software Engineer is $128,824 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Sr. Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3545 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Sr. Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$131,206 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$141,706 /yr
Career Path

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$156,483

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$131,206

per year

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$151,841

per year

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$97,763

per year

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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Sr. Software Engineer

$163,993

 /yr
Range: $125K - $218K
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$125K

$218K

$124,807 - $218,229 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Sr. Software Engineer

$162,429

 /yr
Range: $105K - $213K

$105K

$213K

$104,798 - $212,803 Range

Visa Inc.
4

Visa Inc.

Sr. Software Engineer

$120,248

 /yr
Range: $73K - $158K

$73K

$158K

$72,575 - $158,489 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Sr. Software Engineer

$90,372

 /yr
Range: $71K - $128K

$71K

$128K

$70,874 - $127,604 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Sr. Software Engineer

$146,529

 /yr
Range: $108K - $200K

$108K

$200K

$107,994 - $200,000 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Sr. Software Engineer

$175,869

 /yr
Range: $156K - $199K

$156K

$199K

$155,566 - $199,202 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Sr. Software Engineer

$118,677

 /yr
Range: $99K - $135K

$99K

$135K

$99,293 - $135,000 Range

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Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Sr. Software Engineer

$123,156

 /yr
Range: $108K - $148K

$108K

$148K

$108,052 - $147,723 Range

T-Mobile
4

T-Mobile

Sr. Software Engineer

$129,575

 /yr
Range: $101K - $155K

$101K

$155K

$100,788 - $155,320 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.7

UnitedHealth Group

Sr. Software Engineer

$121,462

 /yr
Range: $97K - $166K

$97K

$166K

$97,388 - $165,682 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Sr. Software Engineer

$184,313

 /yr
Range: $86K - $380K

$86K

$380K

$85,618 - $379,687 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Sr. Software Engineer

$138,000

 /yr
Range: $74K - $202K

$74K

$202K

$74,000 - $201,793 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.8

NortonLifeLock

Sr. Software Engineer

$131,989

 /yr
Range: $102K - $166K

$102K

$166K

$102,364 - $166,347 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Sr. Software Engineer

$122,565

 /yr
Range: $110K - $156K

$110K

$156K

$110,227 - $156,341 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Sr. Software Engineer

$186,000

 /yr
Range: $107K - $214K

$107K

$214K

$107,023 - $213,841 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Sr. Software Engineer

$109,556

 /yr
Range: $92K - $133K

$92K

$133K

$92,469 - $133,446 Range

Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Sr. Software Engineer

$92,262

 /yr
Range: $74K - $149K

$74K

$149K

$73,897 - $148,871 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Sr. Software Engineer

$124,565

 /yr
Range: $98K - $166K

$98K

$166K

$98,461 - $165,591 Range

Tech Mahindra
3.6

Tech Mahindra

Sr. Software Engineer

$85,104

 /yr
Range: $69K - $173K

$69K

$173K

$69,071 - $173,443 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Sr. Software Engineer

$143,592

 /yr
Range: $112K - $166K

$112K

$166K

$111,911 - $165,591 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Sr. Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer is $128,824 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Sr. Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3545 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sr. Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Sr. Software Engineer in United States is $174,395 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sr. Software Engineer in United States is $95,161 per year.

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