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Average Salary - Lead Developer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$115,579 USD

£88,781 GBP
New York City

$127,000 USD

$82,000 USD

£62,988 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Lead Developer / United States

Average salary for Lead Developer / United States is $115,579 USD per year. The most typical earning is $82,000 USD. All data are based on 76 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $124,600 USD. Women receive a salary of $95,500 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Bachelors Degree with salary of $117,100 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $117,000 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 2-4 Years of experience receive salary of $140,000 USD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive $132,600 USD.

Levels / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
0 n/a
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
0 n/a
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
0 n/a
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
0 n/a
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
1 100%
1.32%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
0 n/a
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
0 n/a
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
3 98.68%
3.95%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
2 94.74%
2.63%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
4 92.11%
5.26%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
8 86.84%
10.53%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
2 76.32%
2.63%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
5 73.68%
6.58%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
4 67.11%
5.26%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
6 61.84%
7.89%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
1 53.95%
1.32%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
7 52.63%
9.21%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
3 43.42%
3.95%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
5 39.47%
6.58%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
2 32.89%
2.63%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
5 30.26%
6.58%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
2 23.68%
2.63%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
2 21.05%
2.63%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
2 18.42%
2.63%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
5 15.79%
6.58%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
1 9.21%
1.32%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
1 7.89%
1.32%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
1 6.58%
1.32%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
1 5.26%
1.32%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
1 3.95%
1.32%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
2 2.63%
2.63%

Gender / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 51 $124,600 USD
2 Women 9 $95,500 USD

Education / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Bachelors Degree 33 $117,100 USD
2 Masters Degree 27 $117,000 USD
3 Some College 12 $114,700 USD
4 High School 2 $112,500 USD
5 Doctorate Degree 2 $80,600 USD

Experience / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 2-4 Years 1 $140,000 USD
2 12-16 Years 16 $132,600 USD
3 16-20 Years 11 $124,800 USD
4 20+ Years 15 $123,400 USD
5 8-12 Years 21 $103,900 USD
6 4-8 Years 11 $94,300 USD
7 1-2 Years 1 $80,000 USD

Age / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 41-45 9 $139,600 USD
2 36-40 16 $127,400 USD
3 31-35 18 $120,400 USD
4 66-70 1 $120,000 USD
5 51-55 3 $115,000 USD
6 46-50 2 $115,000 USD
7 56-60 2 $105,600 USD
8 26-30 7 $98,500 USD
9 n/a 16 $98,000 USD
10 21-25 2 $80,000 USD

Work Type / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 3 $165,000 USD
2 Contract 10 $146,000 USD
3 Permanent 63 $108,400 USD

States / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Colorado 2 $207,500 USD
2 Michigan 1 $145,000 USD
3 California 12 $132,700 USD
4 Rhode Island 1 $130,000 USD
5 Tennessee 1 $130,000 USD
6 Massachusetts 5 $125,200 USD
7 New York State 7 $120,900 USD
8 Florida 1 $120,000 USD
9 Ohio 1 $120,000 USD
10 North Carolina 2 $119,000 USD
11 Maryland 1 $117,400 USD
12 Illinois 5 $116,100 USD
13 Texas 12 $115,300 USD
14 Georgia 3 $110,000 USD
15 Washington State 3 $107,000 USD
16 Idaho 2 $105,000 USD
17 Virginia 1 $103,000 USD
18 Pennsylvania 2 $101,000 USD
19 Arizona 2 $93,600 USD
20 Kentucky 1 $90,000 USD
21 Nebraska 1 $80,000 USD
22 New Mexico 1 $80,000 USD
23 Utah 1 $80,000 USD
24 New Jersey 2 $79,000 USD
25 Missouri 1 $76,000 USD
26 Arkansas 1 $75,000 USD
27 New Hampshire 1 $68,000 USD
28 North Dakota 1 $50,000 USD

Cities / Lead Developer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Amarillo 1 $245,000 USD
2 Denver 2 $207,500 USD
3 San Francisco 7 $159,100 USD
4 Raleigh 1 $148,000 USD
5 Detroit 1 $145,000 USD
6 Providence 1 $130,000 USD
7 Memphis 1 $130,000 USD
8 Houston 1 $130,000 USD
9 New York City 5 $127,000 USD
10 Boston 5 $125,200 USD
11 Orlando 1 $120,000 USD
12 Cincinnati 1 $120,000 USD
13 San Diego 1 $120,000 USD
14 Baltimore 1 $117,400 USD
15 Chicago 5 $116,100 USD
16 --Other-- 2 $115,000 USD
17 Rochester 1 $115,000 USD
18 Dallas 4 $111,300 USD
19 Atlanta 3 $110,000 USD
20 San Antonio 1 $110,000 USD
21 Arlington 1 $110,000 USD
22 Seattle 3 $107,000 USD
23 Boise 2 $105,000 USD
24 Richmond 1 $103,000 USD
25 Philadelphia 2 $101,000 USD
26 Irving 1 $100,000 USD
27 Santa Ana 1 $100,000 USD
28 Buffalo, United States 1 $96,000 USD
29 Phoenix 2 $93,600 USD
30 Sacramento 2 $90,900 USD
31 Charlotte 1 $90,000 USD
32 Louisville 1 $90,000 USD
33 Plano 1 $81,100 USD
34 Austin 2 $81,000 USD
35 Lincoln 1 $80,000 USD
36 Albuquerque 1 $80,000 USD
37 Salt Lake City 1 $80,000 USD
38 Newark 2 $79,000 USD
39 Los Angeles 1 $77,000 USD
40 St. Louis 1 $76,000 USD
41 Little Rock 1 $75,000 USD
42 Manchester, United States 1 $68,000 USD
43 Fargo, North Dakota 1 $50,000 USD

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Posted 21 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston High School 8-12 Years Expert $150,000 USD

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Posted 28 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $140,000 USD

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Posted 12 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Providence Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $130,000 USD

Senior Data Scientist
Posted 10 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $150,000 USD

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Posted 17 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Some College 20+ Years n/a $135,000 USD

Lead Developer And Cto
Posted 23 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 1-2 Years n/a $80,000 USD

Senior Consultant
Posted 29 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $190,000 USD

Program Lead
Posted 17 June 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boise Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a $130,000 USD

Mobile Software Engineer
Posted 12 January 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boise Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD

Lead Product Designer
Posted 20 October 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $140,000 USD

Consultant
Posted 05 July 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 20+ Years n/a $250,000 USD

Data Scientist
Posted 28 June 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $150,000 USD

Devops
Posted 22 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Charlotte Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $90,000 USD

Sr. Developer
Posted 08 January 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Irving Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Associate Lead Software Engineer
Posted 16 December 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $117,400 USD

Project Admin
Posted 29 November 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $265,000 USD

Application Architect
Posted 30 July 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $145,000 USD

Lead Developer
Posted 07 March 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Antonio Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $110,000 USD

Senior Network Programmer
Posted 21 September 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Richmond Some College 16-20 Years n/a $103,000 USD

Engineer
Posted 06 August 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Lincoln Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD


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