Lead Developer (United States) Salary

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Average gross salary for Lead Developer GROSS SALARY
US$ 111,677
Average net salary for Lead Developer NET SALARY
US$ 80,908
The most typical salary for Lead Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 112,344
  Updated: 20 Oct 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 65

Lead Developer Earnings

Average salary for Lead Developer in United States is US$ 111,677 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (65 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is US$ 80,908 (Net). The most typical salary is US$ 112,344 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
6 % US$ 184,000
12 % US$ 150,000
23 % US$ 132,000
60 % US$ 101,142
85 % US$ 82,387
94 % US$ 74,000
98 % US$ 66,890

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
San Francisco US$ 154,000 06
Boston US$ 119,000 04
Dallas US$ 111,250 04
New York City US$ 96,250 04
Seattle US$ 107,000 03
Chicago US$ 101,824 03
Denver US$ 207,500 02
Philadelphia US$ 101,000 02

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Below is the list of 65 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(65/65) 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

(64/65) DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

      

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

(63/65) SR. DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

      

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

(62/65) ASSOCIATE LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Dec 2018

      

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

(61/65) PROJECT ADMIN


 Posted: 29 Nov 2018

      

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

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(60/65) APPLICATION ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Jul 2018

      

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

(59/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 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

(58/65) 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

(57/65) 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

(56/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Apr 2017

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Software design and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

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(55/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Mar 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Writing and drafting code for high level local and world wide network security."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(54/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Sep 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "IT work operating software and database."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(53/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 17 May 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I lead development for a team of developers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(52/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 17 Feb 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "App Dev Team Lead for 12 unit staff."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 91,800

(51/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Nov 2015

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(50/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Oct 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Code, teach, basic project management, and supervisory assistance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(49/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 87,000

(48/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(47/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(46/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 27 May 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

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(45/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(44/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2015

   

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(43/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 71,000

(42/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Jan 2015

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "In charge of software development lifecycle from business requirement discussion to post-implementation maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 96,000

(41/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2014

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Programming. coding, testing, leading teams."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 245,000

(40/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 200,000

(39/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

(38/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Aug 2014

      

High School education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(37/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2014

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 133,000

(36/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2014

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

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(35/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(34/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 76,000

(33/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 22 Mar 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(32/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 27 Feb 2014

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(31/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Feb 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(30/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2014

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(29/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 17 Jan 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 184,000

(28/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 09 Oct 2013

      

Doctorate Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 81,100

(27/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 148,000

(26/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 30 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

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(25/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Aug 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(24/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Sep 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 135,000

(23/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Jun 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 118,000

(22/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,472

(21/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 24 Apr 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(20/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Mar 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(19/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Feb 2012

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(18/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Feb 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 84,000

(17/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(16/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 68,000

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(15/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Dec 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(14/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 30 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(13/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 126,000

(12/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Oct 2011

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(11/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 113,000

(10/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(9/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 175,000

(8/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 87,000

(7/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(6/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,200

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(5/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(4/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2011

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(3/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000

(2/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 77,000

(1/65) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 17 Apr 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
More US$ 255,000
02
205K US$ 200,000
01
185K US$ 184,000
01
175K US$ 175,000
01
155K US$ 150,000
03
145K US$ 144,333
03
135K US$ 132,000
04
125K US$ 121,571
07
115K US$ 112,344
10
105K US$ 101,142
07
95K US$ 92,850
08
85K US$ 82,387
08
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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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 119,799 43
Female US$ 89,908 06
N/A US$ 98,012 16

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 80,550 02
Masters Degree US$ 115,768 24
Bachelors Degree US$ 114,947 29
Some College US$ 101,222 09
High School US$ 75,000 01

Lead Developer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 115,768. While Lead Developer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 75,000. This is 54.36% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 115,508 12
16-20 Years US$ 123,666 09
12-16 Years US$ 128,720 15
8-12 Years US$ 101,582 20
4-8 Years US$ 88,608 09

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$ 128,720 compared to US$ 88,608 for their counterparts with 4-8 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 4-8 Years is 45.27%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
69-74 US$ 120,000 01
57-62 US$ 130,000 01
51-56 US$ 81,100 01
45-50 US$ 114,333 03
39-44 US$ 127,357 14
33-38 US$ 120,078 16
27-32 US$ 102,706 12
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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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 105,630 54
Contract US$ 134,444 09
Self Employed US$ 172,500 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   LEAD DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Denver Lead Developer US$ 207,500 02
2. San Francisco Lead Developer US$ 154,000 06
3. Boston Lead Developer US$ 119,000 04
4. Dallas Lead Developer US$ 111,250 04
5. Seattle Lead Developer US$ 107,000 03
6. Chicago Lead Developer US$ 101,824 03
7. Philadelphia Lead Developer US$ 101,000 02
8. New York City Lead Developer US$ 96,250 04
9. Phoenix Lead Developer US$ 93,600 02
10. Sacramento Lead Developer US$ 90,900 02
11. Atlanta Lead Developer US$ 90,000 02
12. Austin Lead Developer US$ 81,000 02
13. Newark Lead Developer US$ 79,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LEAD DEVELOPER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States US$ 111,677 US$ 111,677 65
2. Australia Australia Lead Developer US$ 100,020 AU$ 110,940 18
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Lead Developer US$ 90,538 GBP 60,446 15
4. Canada Canada Lead Developer US$ 84,973 CA$ 91,433 15
5. China China Lead Developer US$ 55,241 CNY 360,205 11
6. Mexico Mexico Lead Developer US$ 42,981 MXN 637,500 06
7. Russia Russia Lead Developer US$ 36,634 RUB 1,689,833 18
8. India India Lead Developer US$ 22,580 INR 1,329,937 268

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