Staff Software Engineer Salaries

256,924 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$114,182 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,357
Range$2,137 - $24,219

How much does a Staff Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $114,182 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 256,924 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Software Engineer employees.

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Staff Software Engineer

IBM

$101,737/yr

Range: $11K - $170K

811 salaries

$101,737/yr
$11K$170K

Staff Software Engineer

Qualcomm

$141,003/yr

Range: $94K - $170K

657 salaries

$141,003/yr
$94K$170K

Staff Software Engineer

Google

$217,259/yr

Range: $55K - $279K

265 salaries

$217,259/yr
$55K$279K

Staff Software Engineer

Intuit

$163,066/yr

Range: $97K - $227K

206 salaries

$163,066/yr
$97K$227K

Staff Software Engineer

Lockheed Martin

$127,100/yr

Range: $76K - $174K

186 salaries

$127,100/yr
$76K$174K

Staff Software Engineer

National Instruments

$83,762/yr

Range: $71K - $116K

177 salaries

$83,762/yr
$71K$116K

Staff Software Engineer

eBay

$147,032/yr

Range: $122K - $170K

146 salaries

$147,032/yr
$122K$170K

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Staff Software Engineer

PayPal

$145,194/yr

Range: $125K - $168K

126 salaries

$145,194/yr
$125K$168K

Staff Software Engineer

Sun Microsystems

$149,431/yr

Range: $118K - $185K

110 salaries

$149,431/yr
$118K$185K

Staff Software Engineer

Juniper Networks

$155,111/yr

Range: $132K - $187K

99 salaries

$155,111/yr
$132K$187K

Staff Software Engineer

Walmart eCommerce

$167,013/yr

Range: $137K - $203K

95 salaries

$167,013/yr
$137K$203K

Staff Software Engineer

Brocade

$150,117/yr

Range: $122K - $181K

84 salaries

$150,117/yr
$122K$181K

Staff Software Engineer

Visa Inc.

$132,977/yr

Range: $103K - $165K

81 salaries

$132,977/yr
$103K$165K

Staff Software Engineer

Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services

$108,154/yr

Range: $96K - $125K

75 salaries

$108,154/yr
$96K$125K

Staff Software Engineer

LinkedIn

$196,038/yr

Range: $161K - $249K

70 salaries

$196,038/yr
$161K$249K

Staff Software Engineer

Intel Corporation

$138,303/yr

Range: $109K - $176K

57 salaries

$138,303/yr
$109K$176K

Staff Software Engineer

Xilinx

$139,600/yr

Range: $110K - $171K

55 salaries

$139,600/yr
$110K$171K

Staff Software Engineer

E*TRADE Financial

$103,407/yr

Range: $79K - $113K

53 salaries

$103,407/yr
$79K$113K

Staff Software Engineer

Citrix

$145,365/yr

Range: $125K - $180K

53 salaries

$145,365/yr
$125K$180K

Staff Software Engineer

Marvell Semiconductor

$136,081/yr

Range: $121K - $164K

46 salaries

$136,081/yr
$121K$164K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$140,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$170,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$178,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $178,000 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$175,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$176,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $176,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
$40k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$89,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$190,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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