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Senior developer salary in United States

How much does a Senior Developer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $103,507
Low $66,389
High $161,378
Cash bonus
$3,350per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a senior developer is $103,507 per year in the United States and $3,350 cash bonus per year.3.8k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Senior Developers in United States

  1. SAP
    2,822 reviews38 salaries reported
    $137,056per year
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Highest paying cities for Senior Developers near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $125,338 per year
    65 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $124,501 per year
    76 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $124,219 per year
    183 salaries reported
  1. San Francisco, CA
    $119,072 per year
    22 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $106,271 per year
    79 salaries reported
  3. Jacksonville, FL
    $105,003 per year
    18 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $99,843 per year
    121 salaries reported
  2. Minneapolis, MN
    $98,681 per year
    36 salaries reported
  3. Lakewood, CO
    $94,524 per year
    16 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Senior Developers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 279 ratings

71% of Senior Developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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