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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Development Associate Salary

$61,775 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$29.70 hourly

Entry level Salary
$40,000 yearly
$40,000
10 %
$61,775
Median
$94,000
90 %

How much does a Development Associate make?

Development associates make $61,775 per year on average, or $29.7 per hour, in the United States. Development associates on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $40,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $94,000.

Location impacts how much a development associate can expect to make. Development associates make the most in New Jersey, Connecticut, Minnesota, New York, and Washington.

Highest Paying States For Development Associates

Development Associate average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Minnesota$79,872$38.401,106
2Nebraska$75,508$36.30299
3North Dakota$71,464$34.36126
4Connecticut$83,873$40.32290
5Wisconsin$71,733$34.49650
6New York$78,003$37.501,494
7New Jersey$94,368$45.37506
8Wyoming$71,720$34.4857
9Rhode Island$74,514$35.8293
10Michigan$68,074$32.73991
11Ohio$68,233$32.801,166
12Kansas$69,153$33.25333
13Washington$77,119$37.08440
14Illinois$70,741$34.011,009
15New Hampshire$73,952$35.55104
16Pennsylvania$63,816$30.681,680
17Iowa$65,967$31.71347
18District of Columbia$65,611$31.54346
19Indiana$63,949$30.74700
20Massachusetts$66,706$32.07957
21South Dakota$61,521$29.58142
22Montana$59,284$28.50186
23Delaware$65,652$31.56110
24Texas$57,671$27.733,558
25Colorado$66,939$32.18480
26California$70,782$34.032,049
27Missouri$60,404$29.04726
28Idaho$64,225$30.88123
29Virginia$66,760$32.10593
30Georgia$57,238$27.521,608
31Vermont$59,017$28.3794
32New Mexico$56,189$27.01293
33Tennessee$56,231$27.03658
34Maine$60,422$29.0595
35Mississippi$57,188$27.49183
36Maryland$63,841$30.69436
37South Carolina$56,312$27.07406
38Kentucky$53,374$25.66382
39Alabama$53,519$25.73431
40Arizona$49,075$23.59892
41Nevada$52,175$25.08255
42Alaska$47,335$22.76122
43Louisiana$54,479$26.19266
44Arkansas$44,558$21.42377
45Florida$46,227$22.222,082
46Oklahoma$50,568$24.31292
47Hawaii$44,143$21.22110
48Utah$55,236$26.56181
49North Carolina$51,978$24.99630
50Oregon$55,065$26.47205
51West Virginia$43,464$20.90138

Highest Paying Cities For Development Associates

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Jersey City, NJ$95,038$45.69
2Greenwich, CT$83,749$40.26
3Minneapolis, MN$80,058$38.49
4New York, NY$77,866$37.44
5Seattle, WA$77,463$37.24
6San Francisco, CA$75,640$36.37
7Chicago, IL$71,050$34.16
8McLean, VA$70,258$33.78
9Columbus, OH$67,069$32.24
10Denver, CO$67,039$32.23
11Boston, MA$66,661$32.05
12Iowa City, IA$65,959$31.71
13Washington, DC$65,671$31.57
14Baltimore, MD$64,136$30.83
15Philadelphia, PA$63,491$30.52

Development Associate Salary Details

Development Associate Salary

What is a Development Associate's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$94,000$7,833$45
75th Percentile$77,000$6,417$37
Average$61,775$5,148$30
25th Percentile$49,000$4,083$24
10th Percentile$40,000$3,333$19

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Trainer$56,622$4,718$27.2240,650
Training Coordinator$50,055$4,171$24.0654,796
Training Supervisor$34,699$2,892$16.6845,171
Facilitator$45,398$3,783$21.8330,474
Corporate Trainer$52,438$4,370$25.2152,090
Business Development Internship$43,819$3,652$21.07147,302

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Bank of the West Jobs (22)
  2. Google Jobs (61)
  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (143)
  4. Merck Jobs (24)
  5. Altria Jobs (41)

Which Companies Pay Development Associates The Most?

The highest paying companies for development associates are Chegg and Bank of the West according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Bank of Hawaii and eBay report highly competitive wages for development associates.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Chegg$151,407$72.79
2Bank of the West$145,662$70.0313
3Bank of Hawaii$142,814$68.661
4eBay$137,202$65.963
5Santander Bank$136,145$65.4556
6Meta$134,369$64.60237
7Mashable$133,463$64.16
8Snowflake Computing$128,971$62.019
9Google$126,238$60.6963
10JPMorgan Chase & Co.$122,129$58.72426
11OMNOVA Solutions$119,143$57.28
12Twilio$118,996$57.21
13Frost Bank$118,711$57.074
14First Citizens Bank$118,417$56.931
15AT&T$117,795$56.6313
16Bayer$117,266$56.3818
17Henry Schein$115,451$55.514
18Koch Industries$114,676$55.1331
19Alnylam Pharmaceuticals$113,972$54.791
20Amgen$113,674$54.65111

How Much Do Development Associates Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a development associate salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The manufacturing industry pays development associates an average salary of $78,569

  2. The pharmaceutical industry pay $78,330

  3. The lowest paying industry for development associates is the non profits industry. Development associates in this industry earn an average salary of $50,041

Highest Paying Industries For Development Associates

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Manufacturing$78,569$37.77
2Pharmaceutical$78,330$37.66
3Retail$77,703$37.36
4Technology$72,752$34.98
5Insurance$69,586$33.45
6Finance$68,843$33.10
7Health Care$66,873$32.15
8Professional$59,865$28.78
9Non Profits$50,041$24.06

High Paying Development Associate Jobs

Development Associate Salary Trends

The salary for a development associate 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.

Average Development Associate Salary Over Time

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

    Development Associate Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$61,800$29.70+2.4%
    2021$60,300$28.99+0.6%
    2020$60,000$28.83+0.8%
    2019$59,500$28.59+2.2%
    2018$58,100$27.96+1.4%

    Recently Added Development Associate Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    California State Parks FoundationDevelopment Associate-Remote/HybridSan Francisco, CA06/02/2022$56,349
    Zimmer BiometProgram Development Associate II-Southern California _ Remote (712652)Carmichael, CA06/01/2022$80,000
    Zimmer BiometProgram Development Associate II-Michigan (710287)Fenton, MI06/01/2022$80,000
    Breakthru Beverage GroupSales Development Associate !Greenville, SC05/31/2022$33,392
    Retirement Education Spec In St. Louis, MissouriAccounting Leadership Development Program (Aldp) AssociateDes Moines, IA05/31/2022$55,100
    Michael Baker InternationalCivil Associate I Years EXP.)-Site Civil/Land DevelopmentMoon, PA05/27/2022$42,348
    Principal Financial GroupAccounting Leadership Development Program (Aldp) AssociateDes Moines, IA05/27/2022$55,100
    Project H.O.M.E.Development AssociatePhiladelphia, PA05/26/2022$44,349
    Sacramento Municipal Utility DistrictAssociate Enterprise Technical Developer-IAMSacramento, CA05/25/2022$74,172
    Archetype Sc, Inc.Associate DeveloperMyrtle Beach, SC05/23/2022$65,000

    Development Associate Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Development Associates the most?

    New Jersey pays Development Associates the most in the United States, with an average salary of $94,368 per year, or $45.37 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Development Associate?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Development Associate if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Connecticut you should be paid close to $83,873 per year.

    What type of Development Associate gets paid the most?

    Development Manager gets paid the most. Development Manager made a median salary of $114,503. The best-paid 10 percent make $137,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $95,000.

    How much do CDAs make a year?

    CDAs make $39,153 a year, on average ($18.82 an hour). Child development associates (CDAs) just starting out can expect to make around $29,674 a year, while a senior-level CDA with eight or more years of experience averages $47,001 a year. Other factors such as location and industry can also impact how much a CDA can earn.

    How much do associate-level jobs pay?

    Associate-level jobs pay less than an average of $30,000 per year. Most associate-level jobs pay close to an average of $25,000 to $27,000 per year in the United States.

    Associate-level jobs are often seen as entry-level positions, which results in a lower yearly income. Because of this, education level usually does not impact the salary. Education higher than a high school diploma or GED is often not required.

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