SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
US$ 89,778
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
US$ 65,855
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 63,786
  Updated: 30 Apr 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 251

Software Developer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Software Developer in United States is US$ 89,778.

Average take home earning is US$ 65,855 (Net).

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

These data are from our visitors surveys (251 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 163,750
10 % US$ 144,000
23 % US$ 113,694
58 % US$ 82,057
82 % US$ 63,786
91 % US$ 52,513
96 % US$ 45,180
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 93,904 21
San Francisco US$ 130,307 13
Seattle US$ 118,583 12
Washington DC US$ 97,250 12
Los Angeles US$ 93,545 11
Dallas US$ 79,090 11
Chicago US$ 75,300 10
Boston US$ 116,777 09

Salary entries from individual employees for Software Developer in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(54/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 May 2020

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

(53/54)  DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 24 Apr 2020

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

(52/54)  DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2020

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

(51/54)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Dec 2019

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

(50/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2019

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

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(49/54)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

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

(48/54)  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

(47/54)  OWNER AND DESIGNER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2019

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

(46/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2019

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

(45/54)  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

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(44/54)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

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

(43/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

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

(42/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2019

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

(41/54)  DATA ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jun 2019

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

(40/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 May 2019

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

(39/54)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 18 Mar 2019

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

(38/54)  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

(37/54)  SDE II


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

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

(36/54)  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

(35/54)  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

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(34/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 22 Jan 2019

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

(33/54)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

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

(32/54)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

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

(31/54)  PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 07 Jan 2019

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

(30/54)  BLOCKCHAIN ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

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

(29/54)  TECH LEAD


 Posted: 09 Nov 2018

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

(28/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

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

(27/54)  MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

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

(26/54)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Oct 2018

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

(25/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2018

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

(24/54)  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

(23/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2018

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

(22/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

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

(21/54)  VP ENGINEERING


 Posted: 14 Aug 2018

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

(20/54)  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

(19/54)  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

(18/54)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

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

(17/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER III


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

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

(16/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2018

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

(15/54)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2018

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

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(14/54)  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

(13/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2017

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

(12/54)  SOLUTION ARCHETECTOR


 Posted: 07 Nov 2017

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

(11/54)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2017

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

(10/54)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2017

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

(9/54)  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

(8/54)  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

(7/54)  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

(6/54)  PRODUCT ANALYST


 Posted: 29 Sep 2017

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

(5/54)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Sep 2017

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

(4/54)  APP. DEV. CONSULTANT


 Posted: 10 Sep 2017

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

(3/54)  OWNER


 Posted: 09 Aug 2017

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

(2/54)  FULL STACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2017

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

(1/54)  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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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 260,000
02
205K US$ 200,000
04
195K US$ 190,000
01
185K US$ 180,000
01
175K US$ 171,500
04
165K US$ 163,750
04
155K US$ 151,166
06
145K US$ 144,000
04
135K US$ 132,000
06
125K US$ 121,562
16
115K US$ 113,694
09
105K US$ 101,771
29
95K US$ 92,480
26
85K US$ 82,057
33
75K US$ 74,032
25
65K US$ 63,786
35
55K US$ 52,513
23
45K US$ 45,180
13
35K US$ 35,571
07
25K US$ 23,000
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 96,737 170
Women US$ 81,700 35
N/A US$ 70,209 46

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 141,666 06
Masters Degree US$ 94,341 71
Bachelors Degree US$ 89,653 145
Some College US$ 72,020 25
High School US$ 35,333 03
Bellow H. School 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
20+ Years US$ 105,655 38
16-20 Years US$ 118,282 23
12-16 Years US$ 92,295 22
8-12 Years US$ 93,143 36
4-8 Years US$ 86,288 46
2-4 Years US$ 76,535 43
1-2 Years US$ 76,607 20
0-1 Year 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
More US$ 48,000 01
69-74 US$ 72,500 02
63-68 US$ 163,333 03
57-62 US$ 83,312 08
51-56 US$ 109,957 14
45-50 US$ 116,613 22
39-44 US$ 113,725 20
33-38 US$ 83,769 39
27-32 US$ 90,312 58
22-26 US$ 82,308 35
16-21 US$ 63,333 03
N/A 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
Permanent US$ 91,588 210
Contract US$ 82,955 27
Self Employed US$ 85,666 09
Part Time 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. San Francisco Software Developer in San Francisco US$ 130,307 13
2. Seattle Software Developer in Seattle US$ 118,583 12
3. Boston Software Developer in Boston US$ 116,777 09
4. San Diego Software Developer in San Diego US$ 113,857 07
5. Philadelphia Software Developer in Philadelphia US$ 110,857 07
6. Atlanta Software Developer in Atlanta US$ 97,755 09
7. Washington DC Software Developer in Washington DC US$ 97,250 12
8. Houston Software Developer in Houston US$ 94,133 03
9. Newark Software Developer in Newark US$ 94,094 05
10. New York City Software Developer in New York City US$ 93,904 21

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 89,778 US$ 89,778 251
2. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 77,978 AU$ 90,254 50
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 69,859 GBP 47,994 64
4. Canada Canada Software Developer in Canada US$ 65,816 CA$ 75,174 89
5. Mexico Mexico Software Developer in Mexico US$ 46,063 MXN 831,533 15
6. China China Software Developer in China US$ 42,344 CNY 277,883 42
7. Russia Russia Software Developer in Russia US$ 27,306 RUB 1,350,826 23
8. India India Software Developer in India US$ 15,767 INR 979,328 485

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