LEAD DEVELOPER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Lead Developer GROSS SALARY
US$ 114,271
Average net salary for Lead Developer NET SALARY
US$ 83,486
The most typical salary for Lead Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 112,344
  Updated: 29 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 70

Average salary for Lead Developer in United States is US$ 114,271.

Average take home earning is US$ 83,486 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 112,344 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 200,000
10 % US$ 175,000
26 % US$ 131,600
50 % US$ 112,344
86 % US$ 82,122
94 % US$ 74,000
99 % US$ 66,890
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
San Francisco US$ 159,142 07
New York City US$ 127,000 05
Boston US$ 119,000 04
Dallas US$ 111,250 04
Seattle US$ 107,000 03
Chicago US$ 101,824 03
Denver US$ 207,500 02
Boise US$ 105,000 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 253,333
03
205K US$ 200,000
01
195K US$ 190,000
01
185K US$ 184,000
01
175K US$ 175,000
01
155K US$ 150,000
03
145K US$ 144,333
03
135K US$ 131,600
05
125K US$ 121,571
07
115K US$ 112,344
10
105K US$ 101,142
07
95K US$ 92,533
09
85K US$ 82,122
09
75K US$ 74,000
06
65K US$ 66,890
03
55K US$ 50,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 123,433 47
Women US$ 89,921 07
N/A US$ 98,012 16

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 80,550 02
Masters Degree US$ 114,737 25
Bachelors Degree US$ 116,671 32
Some College US$ 116,100 10
High School US$ 75,000 01

Lead Developer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses US$ 116,671. While Lead Developer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 75,000. This is 55.56% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 122,578 14
16-20 Years US$ 124,300 10
12-16 Years US$ 132,550 16
8-12 Years US$ 101,582 20
4-8 Years US$ 88,747 10

Lead Developer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 132,550 compared to US$ 88,747 for their counterparts with 4-8 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 4-8 Years is 49.36%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 120,000 01
57-62 US$ 130,000 01
51-56 US$ 80,550 02
45-50 US$ 118,250 04
39-44 US$ 138,937 16
33-38 US$ 120,078 16
27-32 US$ 101,728 13
22-26 US$ 80,000 01
N/A US$ 98,012 16
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 106,793 58
Contract US$ 146,000 10
Self Employed US$ 172,500 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Denver Lead Developer in Denver US$ 207,500 02
2. San Francisco Lead Developer in San Francisco US$ 159,142 07
3. New York City Lead Developer in New York City US$ 127,000 05
4. Boston Lead Developer in Boston US$ 119,000 04
5. Dallas Lead Developer in Dallas US$ 111,250 04
6. Seattle Lead Developer in Seattle US$ 107,000 03
7. Boise Lead Developer in Boise US$ 105,000 02
8. Chicago Lead Developer in Chicago US$ 101,824 03
9. Philadelphia Lead Developer in Philadelphia US$ 101,000 02
10. Phoenix Lead Developer in Phoenix US$ 93,600 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LEAD DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 114,271 US$ 114,271 70
2. Australia Australia Lead Developer in Australia US$ 100,020 AU$ 110,940 18
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Lead Developer in United Kingdom US$ 93,197 GBP 63,927 18
4. Canada Canada Lead Developer in Canada US$ 84,672 CA$ 94,250 18
5. China China Lead Developer in China US$ 55,241 CNY 360,205 11
6. Mexico Mexico Lead Developer in Mexico US$ 42,981 MXN 637,500 06
7. Russia Russia Lead Developer in Russia US$ 37,391 RUB 1,772,550 20
8. India India Lead Developer in India US$ 24,764 INR 1,523,616 343

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(14/14)  SENIOR CONSULTANT


 Posted: 29 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Scala akka consulting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 190,000


(13/14)  PROGRAM LEAD


 Posted: 17 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "C#, Project Estimation, Contracts, Software Architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(12/14)  MOBILE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "How to program mobile applications, start and execute projects and work with a software development team."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(11/14)  LEAD PRODUCT DESIGNER


 Posted: 20 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I lead product design and software architecture for large reputable enterprise companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000


(10/14)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Build financial software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 250,000


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(9/14)  DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Statistics, math, and programming."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(8/14)  DEVOPS


 Posted: 22 May 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Devops related activities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000


(7/14)  SR. DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Sr. Developer development and support."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(6/14)  ASSOCIATE LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Consulting, Reports development, Special projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 117,448


(5/14)  PROJECT ADMIN


 Posted: 30 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Design and implement novel systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 265,000


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(4/14)  APPLICATION ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Architect and lead software development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000


(3/14)  LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "I am a Integration Lead working Tesoro with web methods, Cloud Integration."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(2/14)  SENIOR NETWORK PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2017

Some College, 16-20 years: "Full stack web development and linux server management. Continuous integration and continuous deployment. DevOps."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 103,000


(1/14)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Aug 2017

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Your advice to others - what does it take and which core skills you need to be successful at this job?."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


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