Senior Subject Matter Expert Salary in the United States

How much does a Senior Subject Matter Expert make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Senior Subject Matter Expert in the United States is $42 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $36 and $48. Hourly rate 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

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Job Openings for Senior Subject Matter Expert
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ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
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ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
AGT - Hill AFB / Hillfield , UT
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ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
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ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Salesforce - Virginia - Remote ,
... become a subject matter expert on the client's needs. Program management requires frequent ... Excellent skills in presentation, communication and senior leadership engagements, including the ...
myGwork - 5 days ago
Nationwide - Brea , California
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