PayPal Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Updated Sep 24, 2021



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144 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$15,383 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 26 salaries

$7,000 - $42,735 Range

$23,873 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 23 salaries

$117 - $80,191 Range
Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Staff Software Engineer at PayPal make?

The typical PayPal Staff Software Engineer salary is $163,189 per year. Staff Software Engineer salaries at PayPal can range from $133,269 - $203,151 per year. This estimate is based upon 144 PayPal Staff Software Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Staff Software Engineer at PayPal can expect to make an average total pay of $169,158 per year.


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The average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $154,883 per year in United States, which is 5% lower than the average PayPal salary of $163,189 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Staff Software Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $114,762 per year and goes up to $197,158 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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