Senior Software Engineer Salary

$159,152

Average Base Salary

$225,698

Average Total Compensation

Min: $74K
Max: $240K
Base Salary
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 30,835
Min: $19K
Max: $497K
Total Compensation
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $226K
Data points: 28,141

Senior Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Seniority Levels

$53K
$238K
Executive
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $150K
Data points: 111
$86K
$265K
Manager
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 5,120
$74K
$240K
Senior
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 30,835
$77K
$180K
Mid-Level
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 26,013
$63K
$153K
Entry Level
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 4,782
$43K
$112K
Intern
Median: $77K
Mean (Average): $78K
Data points: 9

Senior Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$81K
$259K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $173K
Data points: 906
$90K
$250K
Product Manager
Median: $168K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 3,237
$74K
$240K
Software Engineer
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 30,835
$85K
$214K
Data Scientist
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $145K
Data points: 4,482
$81K
$190K
Data Engineer
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,327
$65K
$190K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $124K
Data points: 356
$63K
$200K
Research Scientist
Median: $106K
Mean (Average): $118K
Data points: 1,282
$67K
$175K
Product Analyst
Median: $111K
Mean (Average): $115K
Data points: 167
$71K
$150K
Business Intelligence
Median: $104K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 802
$58K
$165K
Data Analyst
Median: $91K
Mean (Average): $100K
Data points: 6,981
$62K
$143K
Business Analyst
Median: $94K
Mean (Average): $97K
Data points: 7,885

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Machine Learning Engineer role pays the most with a $172,626 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $97,384 base salary.

Top Cities for Senior Software Engineer Salaries

$135K
$265K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $182K
Mean (Average): $192K
Data points: 8,925
$127K
$265K
Tulsa, OK
Median: $186K
Mean (Average): $191K
Data points: 63
$132K
$287K
Zurich, Switzerland
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $188K
Data points: 75
$120K
$247K
New York, NY
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $179K
Data points: 2,087
$127K
$308K
Memphis, TN
Median: $165K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 187
$131K
$234K
Seattle, WA
Median: $163K
Mean (Average): $173K
Data points: 4,511
$155K
$200K
Monterey-Salinas, CA
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $173K
Data points: 9
$95K
$240K
Omaha, NE
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 246
$114K
$288K
New Orleans, LA
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $167K
Data points: 6
$120K
$204K
Kalamazoo, MI
Median: $167K
Mean (Average): $166K
Data points: 34
$78K
$233K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $156K
Mean (Average): $165K
Data points: 652
$115K
$226K
Providence, RI
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 5
$109K
$210K
Madison, WI
Median: $164K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 78
$113K
$207K
Boston, MA
Median: $153K
Mean (Average): $156K
Data points: 823
$115K
$221K
Santa Barbara, CA
Median: $148K
Mean (Average): $156K
Data points: 16

The Software Engineer salary in Hawaii Area is the highest paying salary with a $550,000 average base salary. The Software Engineer salary in Jakarta, Indonesia is the lowest paying salary with $44,500 average base salary.

Top Companies for Senior Software Engineer Salaries

$367K
$746K
Netflix
Median: $480K
Mean (Average): $502K
Data points: 184
$167K
$495K
Brex
Median: $300K
Mean (Average): $309K
Data points: 23
$183K
$425K
Roku Inc.
Median: $294K
Mean (Average): $299K
Data points: 118
$177K
$505K
Blend
Median: $185K
Mean (Average): $259K
Data points: 9
$218K
$271K
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Median: $256K
Mean (Average): $252K
Data points: 6
$181K
$309K
Wepay
Median: $220K
Mean (Average): $242K
Data points: 11
$166K
$310K
Roblox
Median: $225K
Mean (Average): $237K
Data points: 29
$174K
$282K
Credit Karma
Median: $217K
Mean (Average): $227K
Data points: 48
$189K
$254K
Robinhood
Median: $225K
Mean (Average): $225K
Data points: 37
$189K
$240K
Thumbtack
Median: $225K
Mean (Average): $221K
Data points: 15
$205K
$248K
Waymo
Median: $215K
Mean (Average): $218K
Data points: 13
$189K
$245K
Gemini
Median: $218K
Mean (Average): $218K
Data points: 6
$175K
$265K
Airbnb
Median: $216K
Mean (Average): $217K
Data points: 79
$155K
$280K
Citadel Llc
Median: $209K
Mean (Average): $214K
Data points: 17
$180K
$246K
Aurora
Median: $218K
Mean (Average): $213K
Data points: 8

The Software Engineer at Netflix salary is the highest paying salary with a $501,908 average base salary. The Software Engineer at Nagarro salary is the lowest paying salary with $45,000 average base salary.