Director Of Software Development Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$152,000
$112,000
Min 10%
$152,000
Median 50%
$205,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a director of software development make?
As a Director Of Software Development in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $152,386 per year or $73.26 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $205,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $113,000. Technology companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Director Of Software Development salaries include California, Colorado, Washington, Idaho, and New York. The typical employment for a Director Of Software Development is 4.0 years.

Average Director Of Software Development Salary By Location

Across America, Directors Of Software Development make on average $152,386 annually or $73.26 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Directors Of Software Development at 201,684. Even as an entry-level Director Of Software Development, you will make $132,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Director Of Software Development salaries are California, Colorado, Washington, Idaho, New York, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Tennessee, New Mexico, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Arkansas are at the bottom for competitive pay.
City
Average Salary

Map of Director Of Software Development Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Directors Of Software Development earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Director Of Software Development Salary By Company

There is good job security in Director Of Software Development positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Technology companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Google and CA Technologies are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Salesforce and Cadence Design Systems report highly competitive salaries for Directors Of Software Development.
Company
Average Salary
$224,005
$224k
$204,241
$204k
$200,242
$200k
$198,368
$198k
$192,629
$193k

Average Director Of Software Development Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Director Of Software Development works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Technology companies, and Media companies pay higher-than-average wages for Directors Of Software Development. Salaries for Directors Of Software Development in Hospitality companies average $155,914 annually, while Technology companies and Media companies pay $155,685 and $155,566, respectively. At $145,716, the average salary for Directors Of Software Development in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Hospitality
Hospitality
$155,914
$156k
Technology
Technology
$155,685
$156k
Media
Media
$155,566
$156k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$155,092
$155k
Health Care
Health Care
$147,765
$148k
Finance
Finance
$145,716
$146k

Director Of Software Development Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Director Of Software Development Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Director Of Software Development can range from $81,889 to $170,306 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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$150,000
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Harnham
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Director of Software Development
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$180,000
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$100,000
$100,000
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$130,000
$130,000