Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Software Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$137,647 / yrTotal Pay
$122,107 / yrBase Pay
$15,540 / yrAdditional Pay

$137,647

 / yr
$89K$259K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Software Engineer is $137,647 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $122,107 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $15,540 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Senior Software Engineer?

Some related job titles are Lead Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $149,502, Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $126,395, Senior Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $135,282, Software Engineer II Salaries with median pay of $119,619.

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Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Senior Software Engineer

$130,103

 /yr
Range: $95K - $199K

$95K

$199K

$95,230 - $198,836 Range

Uber
4.0

Uber

Senior Software Engineer

$163,329

 /yr
Range: $112K - $327K

$112K

$327K

$111,636 - $326,606 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$197,158

 /yr
Range: $34K - $537K

$34K

$537K

$33,925 - $537,453 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer

$172,149

 /yr
Range: $95K - $347K

$95K

$347K

$95,094 - $346,558 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Senior Software Engineer

$201,170

 /yr
Range: $107K - $352K

$107K

$352K

$107,428 - $351,810 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Senior Software Engineer

$171,671

 /yr
Range: $72K - $275K

$72K

$275K

$71,510 - $275,408 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Senior Software Engineer

$147,073

 /yr
Range: $116K - $198K

$116K

$198K

$116,393 - $197,796 Range

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Capital One
4.2

Capital One

Senior Software Engineer

$145,489

 /yr
Range: $107K - $248K

$107K

$248K

$107,324 - $247,539 Range

LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Senior Software Engineer

$192,592

 /yr
Range: $90K - $333K

$90K

$333K

$90,303 - $333,398 Range

EPAM Systems
4.0

EPAM Systems

Senior Software Engineer

$127,148

 /yr
Range: $37K - $166K

$37K

$166K

$37,005 - $165,610 Range

Intuit
4.6

Intuit

Senior Software Engineer

$174,797

 /yr
Range: $104K - $261K

$104K

$261K

$104,286 - $261,105 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Senior Software Engineer

$166,212

 /yr
Range: $25K - $210K

$25K

$210K

$25,174 - $210,391 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Senior Software Engineer

$171,309

 /yr
Range: $105K - $355K

$105K

$355K

$104,785 - $354,624 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Senior Software Engineer

$149,829

 /yr
Range: $56K - $280K

$56K

$280K

$56,194 - $279,892 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Senior Software Engineer

$129,989

 /yr
Range: $95K - $196K

$95K

$196K

$94,645 - $195,604 Range

Cyient
3.5

Cyient

Senior Software Engineer

$82,797

 /yr
Range: $54K - $127K

$54K

$127K

$53,573 - $126,753 Range

Netflix
4.2

Netflix

Senior Software Engineer

$198,868

 /yr
Range: $102K - $806K

$102K

$806K

$101,935 - $806,296 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Senior Software Engineer

$195,516

 /yr
Range: $11K - $553K

$11K

$553K

$11,009 - $552,804 Range

Mastech Digital
4.0

Mastech Digital

Senior Software Engineer

$113,623

 /yr
Range: $91K - $148K

$91K

$148K

$91,486 - $148,015 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Senior Software Engineer

$163,329

 /yr
Range: $87K - $253K

$87K

$253K

$86,582 - $252,692 Range

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$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$161,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$136,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$16,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$107,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Sr. Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$165,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$23,000/yr
Stock Bonus$14,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$180,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$14,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$165,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$176,800

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $131,206 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 102027 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in United States is $180,483 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in United States is $95,383 per year.

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