Cisco Systems Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Updated Jun 25, 2022



Base Pay Average

695 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$20,681 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 91 salaries

$2 - $52,555 Range

$25,140 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 62 salaries

$1 - $105,983 Range

$16,050 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 1 salaries

$16,050 - $16,050 Range

$3,003 Avg


Reported in 2 salaries

$1,006 - $5,000 Range
Commission Sharing has not been reported for this role

How much does a Senior Software Engineer at Cisco Systems make?

The typical Cisco Systems Senior Software Engineer salary is $171,309 per year. Senior Software Engineer salaries at Cisco Systems can range from $104,785 - $354,624 per year. This estimate is based upon 695 Cisco Systems Senior Software Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Senior Software Engineer at Cisco Systems can expect to make an average total pay of $179,286 per year.


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Cisco Systems Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $131,206 per year in United States, which is 23% lower than the average Cisco Systems salary of $171,309 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Senior Software Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $117,019 per year and goes up to $194,428 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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