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Staff Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$91,083/yr
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$67K
Low
$91K
Average
$129K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,820
Range$1,479 - $20,025
How much does a Staff Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Engineer is $91,083 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 68,284 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      High
      Qualcomm
      $130,000/yr
      Range: $80K - $166K
      465 salaries
      $130,000/yr
      $80K$166K
      VMware
      $158,569/yr
      Range: $119K - $211K
      170 salaries
      $158,569/yr
      $119K$211K
      Juniper Networks
      $147,405/yr
      Range: $119K - $173K
      127 salaries
      $147,405/yr
      $119K$173K
      Seagate Technology
      $113,673/yr
      Range: $85K - $140K
      98 salaries
      $113,673/yr
      $85K$140K
      IBM
      $89,000/yr
      Range: $52K - $110K
      85 salaries
      $89,000/yr
      $52K$110K
      CH2M
      $65,894/yr
      Range: $57K - $86K
      68 salaries
      $65,894/yr
      $57K$86K
      Western Digital
      $118,593/yr
      Range: $81K - $151K
      59 salaries
      $118,593/yr
      $81K$151K

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      Tellabs Operations
      $130,391/yr
      Range: $103K - $163K
      54 salaries
      $130,391/yr
      $103K$163K
      Goken America
      $72,215/yr
      Range: $59K - $89K
      48 salaries
      $72,215/yr
      $59K$89K
      QLogic
      $120,030/yr
      Range: $101K - $138K
      47 salaries
      $120,030/yr
      $101K$138K
      Tellabs
      $138,707/yr
      Range: $114K - $163K
      45 salaries
      $138,707/yr
      $114K$163K
      Intel Corporation
      $130,024/yr
      Range: $110K - $165K
      44 salaries
      $130,024/yr
      $110K$165K
      Terracon
      $61,657/yr
      Range: $49K - $70K
      44 salaries
      $61,657/yr
      $49K$70K
      Honda of America Mfg.
      $65,532/yr
      Range: $58K - $98K
      43 salaries
      $65,532/yr
      $58K$98K
      Environmental Resources Management
      $52,250/yr
      Range: $43K - $68K
      42 salaries
      $52,250/yr
      $43K$68K
      Marvell Semiconductor
      $135,520/yr
      Range: $98K - $150K
      40 salaries
      $135,520/yr
      $98K$150K
      Pratt & Whitney
      $110,000/yr
      Range: $87K - $123K
      37 salaries
      $110,000/yr
      $87K$123K
      GE Aviation
      $111,050/yr
      Range: $89K - $147K
      36 salaries
      $111,050/yr
      $89K$147K
      Sun Microsystems
      $140,933/yr
      Range: $114K - $163K
      35 salaries
      $140,933/yr
      $114K$163K
      Geosyntec Consultants
      $59,399/yr
      Range: $50K - $68K
      35 salaries
      $59,399/yr
      $50K$68K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Staff Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $120,000
      per year
      A Staff Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $11k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $29
      hourly
      A Staff Engineer in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $29 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Sacramento, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $180,000
      per year
      A Staff Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $180,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $45k cash bonus
      $9k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $112,000
      per year
      A Staff Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $112,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $124,600
      per year
      A Staff Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $124,600 per year
      Additional Pay
      $17k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Detroit, MI Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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