Application Software Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$99,000
$77,000
Min 10%
$99,000
Median 50%
$127,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Twitter
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does an application software developer make?
Application Software Developers in America make an average salary of $99,722 per year or $47.94 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $127,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $77,000 per year. Most Application Software Developer jobs are in Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. States with the highest Application Software Developer salaries include California, Washington, New Hampshire, New York, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for an Application Software Developer is 3.1 years.
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Average Application Software Developer Salary By Location

Application Software Developers in the United States of America make on average $99,722 a year or $47.94 per hour. The city with the highest Application Software Developer salary is Cupertino, CA at $123,887 per year. The average entry-level salary in Cupertino, CA is $87,000. California, Washington, New Hampshire, New York, and Massachusetts are the states with the highest payscale for Application Software Developers. Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, South Dakota, and Louisiana are at the bottom for competitive pay.
City
Average Salary
$108,475
$108k

Map of Application Software Developer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Application Software Developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Application Software Developer Salary By Company

Application Software Developers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Application Software Developers. Twitter and Barclays Capital are the highest paying companies. Companies like Netflix and LinkedIn also pay high salaries to their Application Software Developers.
Company
Average Salary
$141,993
$142k
$141,231
$141k
$139,407
$139k
$138,897
$139k
$135,306
$135k
$135,106
$135k

Average Application Software Developer Pay By Industry

Wages for Application Software Developers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Finance companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Application Software Developers. Salaries for Application Software Developers in Technology companies average $103,013 annually, while Finance companies and Professional companies pay $101,398 and $95,691, respectively. The types of companies that pay Application Software Developers the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $86,672.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$103,013
$103k
Finance
Finance
$101,398
$101k
Professional
Professional
$95,691
$96k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$90,851
$91k
Retail
Retail
$86,672
$87k

Application Software Developer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Application Software Developer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Application Software Developer can range from $62,891 to $157,631 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Application Software Developer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Software Application Developer II
Software Application Developer II
03/04/2020
03/04/2020
$51,439
$51,439
Software Applications Developer III
Software Applications Developer III
02/13/2020
02/13/2020
$62,241
$62,241
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
01/15/2020
01/15/2020
$104,350
$104,350
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
12/21/2019
12/21/2019
$46,763
$46,763
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
12/20/2019
12/20/2019
$75,000
$75,000
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
12/18/2019
12/18/2019
$54,704
$54,704
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
11/17/2019
11/17/2019
$70,000
$70,000
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
11/15/2019
11/15/2019
$50,000
$50,000
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
10/26/2019
10/26/2019
$51,439
$51,439
Application Software Developer
Application Software Developer
10/25/2019
10/25/2019
$108,524
$108,524