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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer Salary

$65,500 - $74,999
2% of jobs
$75,000 - $84,499
5% of jobs
$84,500 - $93,999
9% of jobs
$100,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$94,000 - $103,499
13% of jobs
$103,500 - $112,999
15% of jobs
The average salary is $119,651 a year
$113,000 - $122,499
15% of jobs
$122,500 - $131,999
13% of jobs
$135,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$132,000 - $141,499
10% of jobs
$141,500 - $150,999
7% of jobs
$151,000 - $160,499
3% of jobs
$160,500 - $170,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$65,500 $119,651/year $170,000
Senior Software Engineer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$119,651
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$121,292

As of Sep 19, 2020, the average annual pay for a Senior Software Engineer in the United States is $119,651 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $170,000 and as low as $65,500, the majority of Senior Software Engineer salaries currently range between $100,000 (25th percentile) to $135,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Senior Software Engineer varies little (about $35,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Senior Software Engineer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Senior Software Engineer in your area are making on average $121,292 per year or $1,641 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $119,651. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Senior Software Engineer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Senior Software Engineer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Senior Software Engineer Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $100,000 $119,651 $135,000
Monthly Salary $8,333 $9,971 $11,250
Weekly Salary $1,923 $2,301 $2,596
Hourly Salary $48 $58 $65

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