Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$66,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$104,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lazard
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does a developer make?
As a Developer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $83,339 per year or $40.07 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 38,000. The top 10 percent earn over $104,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $66,000 annually. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Developer salaries are Washington, California, New York, Utah, and Virginia. The typical employment for a Developer is 2.2 years.
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Average Developer Salary By Location

Developers in the United States of America make on average $83,339 a year or $40.07 per hour. The top city when it comes to Developer salaries is Seattle, WA at $111,788 per year. The Seattle, WA average entry-level salary for Developers is $78,000. Some of the states with the best Developer salaries are Washington, California, New York, Utah, Virginia, Colorado, and Nevada. On the other hand, Louisiana, West Virginia, South Dakota, Mississippi, and Hawaii report the lowest wages for Developers.

Map of Developer Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Developer Salary By Company

If you are a Developer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Lazard and Jefferies are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Neuberger Berman or D. E. Shaw & Co., they also offer very competitive salaries to their Developers.

Developer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Developer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Developer can range from $52,559 to $131,735 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.

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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