Developer/Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$97,000
$73,000
$97,000
$129,000
Developer/consultants in the United States make an average salary of $97,436 per year or $46.84 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $73,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $129,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and finance companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out finance, technology, and pharmaceutical companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Texas, New Hampshire, California, Massachusetts, and New York provide the highest developer/consultant salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Austin, TX
$118,556
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Map of Developer/Consultant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Developer/Consultants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Developer/Consultant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Texas, New Hampshire and California, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for developer/consultants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Indiana, West Virginia, and Montana.

Average Developer/Consultant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a developer/consultant, working for Discover Financial Services or The PNC Financial Services Group might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Red Hat and Microsoft report highly competitive salaries for developer/consultants.

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Average Developer/Consultant Pay By Industry

Developer/consultant salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with finance, technology, and pharmaceutical companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a developer/consultant can make a yearly salary of $106,577 while working for finance companies. All the while, other developer/consultants are making $105,410 at technology companies and $103,761 at pharmaceutical companies. One industry developer/consultants may want to avoid is the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $86,535.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$106,577
$107k
Technology
Technology
$105,410
$105k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$103,761
$104k
Professional
Professional
$95,847
$96k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$92,534
$93k
Health Care
Health Care
$90,502
$91k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$86,535
$87k

Developer/Consultant Salary History

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Developer/Consultant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a developer/consultant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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 Developer/Consultant Salaries

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Human Svcs Prog REP 2-Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Implementation Hub Program Consultant
Human Svcs Prog REP 2-Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Implementation Hub Program Consultant
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07/16/2020
$56,146
$56,146
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Community Development & Prevention Consultant
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07/10/2020
$54,240
$54,240
07/10/2020
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Apps Development Consultant
Apps Development Consultant
Apps Development Consultant
06/09/2020
06/09/2020
$84,000
$84,000
06/09/2020
Human Svcs Prog REP 2-Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Implementation Hub Program Consultant
Human Svcs Prog REP 2-Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Implementation Hub Program Consultant
03/20/2020
03/20/2020
$56,146
$56,146
03/20/2020
Training and Program Development Consultant
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03/04/2020
03/04/2020
$39,611
$39,611
03/04/2020
Developer/Consultant
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01/22/2020
01/22/2020
$53,747
$53,747
01/22/2020
The Ashlar Group
The Ashlar Group
Developer/Consultant
Developer/Consultant
Developer/Consultant
01/21/2020
01/21/2020
$187,830
$187,830
01/21/2020
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01/03/2020
01/03/2020
$125,220
$125,220
01/03/2020
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12/28/2019
12/28/2019
$41,205
$41,205
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Colorado State
Colorado State
Developer/Consultant
Developer/Consultant
Developer/Consultant
12/22/2019
12/22/2019
$63,864
$63,864
12/22/2019