Staff Software Engineer Salaries

12,488 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$149,163 / yr
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How much does a Staff Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $149,163 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 12,488 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Software Engineer employees.

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Staff Software Engineer

Qualcomm

$178,342/yr

Range: $125K - $204K

7,073 salaries

$178,342/yr
$125K$204K

Staff Software Engineer

IBM

$113,607/yr

Range: $12K - $183K

1,040 salaries

$113,607/yr
$12K$183K

Staff Software Engineer

ServiceNow

$159,534/yr

Range: $111K - $196K

822 salaries

$159,534/yr
$111K$196K

Staff Software Engineer

Google

$227,569/yr

Range: $139K - $327K

524 salaries

$227,569/yr
$139K$327K

Staff Software Engineer

Intuit

$189,417/yr

Range: $124K - $235K

420 salaries

$189,417/yr
$124K$235K

Staff Software Engineer

A10 Networks

$148,933/yr

Range: $131K - $179K

288 salaries

$148,933/yr
$131K$179K

Staff Software Engineer

LinkedIn

$210,260/yr

Range: $63K - $279K

279 salaries

$210,260/yr
$63K$279K

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Staff Software Engineer

Juniper Networks

$164,614/yr

Range: $115K - $223K

273 salaries

$164,614/yr
$115K$223K

Staff Software Engineer

Sun Microsystems

$149,628/yr

Range: $77K - $226K

233 salaries

$149,628/yr
$77K$226K

Staff Software Engineer

Walmart

$175,306/yr

Range: $95K - $215K

223 salaries

$175,306/yr
$95K$215K

Staff Software Engineer

National Instruments

$85,964/yr

Range: $73K - $119K

185 salaries

$85,964/yr
$73K$119K

Staff Software Engineer

Visa Inc.

$142,525/yr

Range: $101K - $189K

159 salaries

$142,525/yr
$101K$189K

Staff Software Engineer

Palo Alto Networks

$137,093/yr

Range: $97K - $197K

151 salaries

$137,093/yr
$97K$197K

Staff Software Engineer

Intel Corporation

$154,361/yr

Range: $112K - $212K

140 salaries

$154,361/yr
$112K$212K

Staff Software Engineer

Arm

$144,606/yr

Range: $134K - $185K

133 salaries

$144,606/yr
$134K$185K

Staff Software Engineer

Xilinx

$172,770/yr

Range: $93K - $207K

130 salaries

$172,770/yr
$93K$207K

Staff Software Engineer

Brocade

$159,137/yr

Range: $125K - $196K

116 salaries

$159,137/yr
$125K$196K

Staff Software Engineer

Walmart eCommerce

$171,890/yr

Range: $141K - $212K

100 salaries

$171,890/yr
$141K$212K

Staff Software Engineer

Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services

$112,465/yr

Range: $99K - $133K

98 salaries

$112,465/yr
$99K$133K

Staff Software Engineer

Samsung Research America

$166,000/yr

Range: $121K - $207K

91 salaries

$166,000/yr
$121K$207K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$200,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$134,400
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $134,400 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$12k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$123,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $123,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$208,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $208,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$93,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$109,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Johnson City, TN Area area reported making $109,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Johnson City, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$170,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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