Senior Software Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does an Senior Software Engineer make in the United States? The average Senior Software Engineer salary in the United States is $142,720 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $128,611 and $157,954. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Senior Software Engineer?

A software engineer is a person who applies the principles of software engineering to the design, development, maintenance, testing, and evaluation of computer software. Prior to the mid-1970s, software practitioners generally called themselves computer scientists, computer programmers or software developers, regardless of their actual jobs. Many people prefer to call themselves software developer and programmer, because most widely agree what these terms mean, while the exact meaning of software engineer is still being debated....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Software Engineer in United States. The base salary for Senior Software Engineer ranges from $$128,611 to $157,954 with the average base salary of $142,720. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $132,450 to $164,442 with the average total cash compensation of $147,550.

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LinkedIn - 6 days ago
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LinkedIn - 6 days ago
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Sharpedge Solutions Inc - Naperville , IL
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Recruitology - 3 days ago
Work closely with other software developers and Product Management to build tools and streamline processes around build, test, code review, deployment, and other release-related tasks. * Communicate ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago