Senior Software Engineer Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Senior Software Engineer?

We have 2,974 Senior Software Engineer jobs nationwide. The average Senior Software Engineer salary is $91,000 annually, +$27K (34%) more than the average national salary. Statistically, Senior Software Engineers are very happy with their career.

$91,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (3,525 reviews)

3.9 out of 5 stars
  • "Writing code for a living has its stresses. One of those is the constant need to update your skills. Still, if you enjoy it you should pursue it. There is a whole range of experience and employment to choose from. If you are in it to make money you are better off with something that will make you happy."

  • "Being a senior software engineer is a challenging and enjoyable career path that lets you exercise your creative side in software architecture and your intellectual side in problem solving and solution creation. I feel it is the greatest career field anyone could ever be a part of. There are very few career fields where you get to build applications that will be used by thousands of people and directly improve people's lives by doing your job well."

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