SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
US$ 90,217
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
US$ 66,125
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 63,786
  Updated: 11 Dec 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 260

Average salary for Software Developer in United States is US$ 90,217.

Average take home earning is US$ 66,125 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 63,786 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 163,750
10 % US$ 144,000
23 % US$ 113,694
59 % US$ 82,057
82 % US$ 63,786
91 % US$ 52,812
96 % US$ 45,180
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 93,968 22
San Francisco US$ 128,142 14
Washington DC US$ 98,071 14
Seattle US$ 118,583 12
Dallas US$ 77,475 12
Los Angeles US$ 93,545 11
Chicago US$ 79,363 11
Boston US$ 116,777 09
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 260,000
02
US$ 200,000
04
US$ 190,000
01
US$ 180,000
01
US$ 171,500
04
US$ 163,750
04
US$ 151,166
06
US$ 144,000
04
US$ 132,000
06
US$ 121,473
19
US$ 113,694
09
US$ 101,792
32
US$ 92,779
28
US$ 82,057
33
US$ 74,032
25
US$ 63,786
35
US$ 52,812
24
US$ 45,180
13
US$ 35,571
07
US$ 23,000
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 97,024 179
US$ 81,700 35
US$ 70,209 46

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 141,666 06
US$ 94,420 72
US$ 90,338 153
US$ 72,020 25
US$ 35,333 03
US$ 80,000 01

Software Developer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 141,666. While Software Developer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 35,333. This is 300.95% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 105,655 38
US$ 118,282 23
US$ 93,630 23
US$ 93,977 38
US$ 86,605 50
US$ 77,523 44
US$ 77,720 21
US$ 70,565 23

Software Developer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 118,282 compared to US$ 70,565 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 67.62%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 48,000 01
US$ 72,500 02
US$ 163,333 03
US$ 83,312 08
US$ 109,957 14
US$ 116,891 23
US$ 112,976 21
US$ 84,675 40
US$ 90,887 61
US$ 83,047 38
US$ 63,333 03
US$ 70,209 46
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 91,906 218
US$ 84,278 28
US$ 85,666 09
US$ 58,000 05
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 128,142 14
2. US$ 118,583 12
3. US$ 116,777 09
4. US$ 113,857 07
5. US$ 110,857 07
6. US$ 98,071 14
7. US$ 97,755 09
8. US$ 94,133 03
9. US$ 94,094 05
10. US$ 93,968 22

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States US$ 90,217 US$ 90,217 260
2. Australia US$ 76,767 AU$ 89,767 53
3. United Kingdom US$ 70,481 GBP 48,615 66
4. Canada US$ 68,007 CA$ 79,410 101
5. Mexico US$ 46,014 MXN 836,647 17
6. China US$ 43,815 CNY 287,297 44
7. Russia US$ 29,767 RUB 1,530,760 25
8. India US$ 16,695 INR 1,065,107 585

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(63/63)  SENIOR ENGINEER L1


 Posted: 12 Dec 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Develop iOS application."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(62/63)  ERP PROGRAMMER ANALYST II


 Posted: 03 Nov 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Service Now, SQL, PeopleSoft, PeopleCode."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 59,700


(61/63)  JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Java, Angular, AWS, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, Struts."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(60/63)  LINUX SYSADMIN


 Posted: 07 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Linux sysadmin stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000


(59/63)  CYBER SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Java C++ C# Oracle Sql."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 106,000


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(58/63)  SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT


 Posted: 01 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Middleware admin, Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 123,000


(57/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Css, Java, SQL. Web frontend, Web Backend."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000


(56/63)  DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 24 Apr 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Data Science, machine learning."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000


(55/63)  DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Googling and YouTube videos."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(54/63)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: ".NET & Angular Full stack developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 74,000


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(53/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2019

Some College, 2-4 years: "Develop software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


(52/63)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Develop software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 170,000


(51/63)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Design, develop and maintain IT Solutions, whether on backend, frontend or mobile."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000


(50/63)  OWNER AND DESIGNER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Design custom programming for businesses and organizations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000


(49/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2019

Some College, 12-16 years: "Develop software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(48/63)  SYSTEM ADMIN


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Devops has a vast techniques for upcoming days."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(47/63)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(46/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Database design, website application coding."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(45/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I solve business problems with software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(44/63)  DATA ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Designing machine learning pipeline and data storage."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


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(43/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 May 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Software design, review, development, managing vendors."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 118,251


(42/63)  CERTIFIED IT DEVELOPER (APPLICATIONS) LEVEL 1


 Posted: 26 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Develop applications for NYCStreets."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,317


(41/63)  SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Salesforce and developing packaging."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(40/63)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 18 Mar 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "I program software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(39/63)  LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Lead software developer handling all project management and IT operations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(38/63)  SDE II


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Building software solutions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(37/63)  ENGINEER - SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I write code 8 hours a day."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000


(36/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Develop Software in C++ Test Software Technical Writing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000


(35/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 22 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Work for software development in agency."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 220,000


(34/63)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Write and maintain PHP code."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 113,000


(33/63)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Programming Video Games."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,001


(32/63)  PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 07 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Functional requirements."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(31/63)  BLOCKCHAIN ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I work on blockchains."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 97,000


(30/63)  TECH LEAD


 Posted: 09 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Tech lead on a 10 person team."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 157,000


(29/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Making software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 200,000


(28/63)  MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Manage a team and manage them."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000


(27/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Oct 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Program new applications using various languages."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(26/63)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Oct 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "I work on cloud computing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 133,000


(25/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "OnBase Application Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 114,000


(24/63)  SOFTWARE ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Architect, design, plan, execute the complex software projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 135,000


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(23/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Love the work. regular software dev."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(22/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I'm an iOS engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 165,000


(21/63)  VP ENGINEERING


 Posted: 14 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Software developer and then management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 200,000


(20/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Product build . Creating product patches. Providing customer related patches and builds. Managing version control systems. Backup and restore."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(19/63)  APPLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2018

Some College, 12-16 years: "Application developer building web based ordering systems for the pharmaceutical industry."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,500


(18/63)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Data Analysis and Machine Learning."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000


(17/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER III


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Automation Testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 101,470


(16/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Java React Angular HTML5 JavaScript."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000


(15/63)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Java React Angular HTML5 JavaScript."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000


(14/63)  FILEMAKER DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Specify, estimate, design, implement and deploy FileMaker database solutions using FileMaker Pro."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


(13/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Technical Support for Software Engineers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(12/63)  SOLUTION ARCHETECTOR


 Posted: 07 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "ERP software development maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


(11/63)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Develop automation for quality testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000


(10/63)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software developer, government contracting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 84,900


(9/63)  JR APPLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Salesforce developer/admin Apex, SOQL, Visualforce Validation rules, Field creation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(8/63)  TOOLS ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "- Automation with Ruby, Python AWS SDK - Web services with Java Springboot and AWS SDK - Web Development with JS, HTML, CSS - AWS (CloudFormation, S3, SWF, ECS, EC2) - Orchestration, provisioning, monitoring and log management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 172,000


(7/63)  SR. SYSTEM INTEGRATION SPECIALIST


 Posted: 19 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Using a software to map data from one form to another. CSV, Flat Files, EDI, iDoc, and or XML files. Creating data in a database or another file."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(6/63)  PRODUCT ANALYST


 Posted: 29 Sep 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "Configure annuity software on Accenture LifeCAD."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000


(5/63)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Analyze requirements, architect/design solution, code, debug, training."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000


(4/63)  APP. DEV. CONSULTANT


 Posted: 10 Sep 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Computer Software Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


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(3/63)  OWNER


 Posted: 09 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Outsource web and software development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000


(2/63)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Web sites and applications development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


(1/63)  MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Design Android and iPhone Mobile Apps."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


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