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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Java/J2ee Developer Salary

$91,560 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

$44.02 hourly

Entry level Salary
$71,000 yearly
$71,000
10 %
$91,560
Median
$117,000
90 %

How much does a Java/J2ee Developer make?

Java/j2ee developers make $91,560 per year on average, or $44.02 per hour, in the United States. Java/j2ee developers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $71,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $117,000.

Location impacts how much a java/j2ee developer can expect to make. Java/j2ee developers make the most in Washington, California, New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia.

Highest Paying States For Java/J2ee Developers

The darker areas on the map show where java/j2ee developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Java/J2ee Developer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Washington$116,268$55.901,780
2Delaware$98,670$47.44357
3Oregon$96,658$46.471,117
4Virginia$96,785$46.533,035
5New Jersey$98,748$47.482,113
6California$101,927$49.007,622
7Montana$91,797$44.13264
8Ohio$94,921$45.641,835
9North Carolina$92,087$44.271,826
10District of Columbia$100,045$48.10746
11Rhode Island$88,788$42.69360
12Massachusetts$93,159$44.791,995
13North Dakota$86,949$41.80197
14Nevada$87,854$42.24387
15Maryland$89,926$43.232,216
16Texas$89,109$42.843,325
17South Carolina$89,776$43.16452
18Oklahoma$88,240$42.42357
19West Virginia$85,100$40.91234
20Minnesota$84,862$40.801,347
21Maine$82,910$39.86257
22Idaho$83,552$40.17331
23New York$88,852$42.722,382
24South Dakota$83,717$40.25166
25Michigan$83,311$40.051,318
26Vermont$81,969$39.41218
27Connecticut$87,076$41.86605
28Arizona$84,758$40.75973
29Utah$80,992$38.94796
30Georgia$83,954$40.361,833
31New Hampshire$82,567$39.70337
32Alabama$82,664$39.74687
33Indiana$79,287$38.121,327
34Iowa$81,679$39.27580
35Alaska$84,173$40.47144
36Pennsylvania$79,412$38.182,110
37Missouri$81,427$39.15963
38Illinois$82,000$39.422,141
39Colorado$79,478$38.211,269
40Kentucky$79,314$38.13566
41Nebraska$76,752$36.90482
42Louisiana$80,456$38.68439
43Tennessee$78,542$37.76704
44Kansas$76,224$36.65562
45Hawaii$77,098$37.07152
46New Mexico$75,272$36.19415
47Wyoming$72,029$34.63150
48Mississippi$78,429$37.71218
49Arkansas$74,058$35.60461
50Florida$77,303$37.162,516
51Wisconsin$75,087$36.10849

Highest Paying Cities For Java/J2ee Developers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Washington, DC$100,131$48.14
2Norwalk, CA$99,753$47.96
3Camden, NJ$99,057$47.62
4Wilmington, DE$98,680$47.44
5Alexandria, VA$96,805$46.54
6Columbus, OH$94,981$45.66
7Worcester, MA$93,339$44.87
8Raleigh, NC$92,895$44.66
9Houston, TX$91,054$43.78
10Owings Mills, MD$89,919$43.23
11New York, NY$89,357$42.96
12Phoenix, AZ$84,607$40.68
13Alpharetta, GA$84,009$40.39
14Dearborn, MI$83,552$40.17
15Chicago, IL$82,204$39.52

Java/J2ee Developer Salary Details

Java/J2ee Developer Salary

What is a Java/J2ee Developer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$117,000$9,750$56
75th Percentile$104,000$8,667$50
Average$91,560$7,630$44
25th Percentile$80,000$6,667$38
10th Percentile$71,000$5,917$34

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Mobile Applications Developer$99,449$8,287$47.81252,254
Java Programmer$81,238$6,770$39.0696,082
Web Application Developer$87,650$7,304$42.14229,802
Front End Developer$90,499$7,542$43.51124,876
Applications Developer$92,312$7,693$44.38279,877
Android Developer$100,134$8,344$48.14237,147

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Citi Jobs (203)
  2. Walmart Jobs (80)
  3. Liberty Mutual Insurance Jobs (87)
  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (128)
  5. Wells Fargo Jobs (165)

Which Companies Pay Java/J2ee Developers The Most?

The highest paying companies for java/j2ee developers are Barclays and JPMorgan Chase & Co. according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Bank of America and State Street report highly competitive wages for java/j2ee developers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Barclays$122,236$58.77110
2JPMorgan Chase & Co.$110,277$53.021737
3Bank of America$108,744$52.281063
4State Street$105,340$50.64
5Fast Switch$103,101$49.57
6SiriusXM$101,893$48.9938
7Slalom$99,175$47.68
8Thoughtworks$98,927$47.562
9Iris Software$98,852$47.521
10NTT Data International L.L.C.$98,703$47.4562
11Merdian Technologies$95,367$45.85
12Open Systems Technologies$95,323$45.8341
13Marlabs$95,178$45.76
14Strategic Staffing Solutions$94,560$45.4611
15The Verge$94,207$45.29
16TEKsystems$94,008$45.20260
17CVS Health$93,796$45.09232
18Multivision$93,490$44.95
19DIVERSANT$93,435$44.9211
20Vision Technologies$93,368$44.89

How Much Do Java/J2ee Developers Make In Different Industries?

Java/j2ee developer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the retail, finance, and health care industries tend to offer much higher salaries for java/j2ee developers. For example, java/j2ee developers make a whopping average salary of $103,725 while working in the retail industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $102,620 in the finance industry and $100,776 in the health care industry.

Java/j2ee developers may want to avoid working in the technology industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $93,099.

Highest Paying Industries For Java/J2ee Developers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Retail$103,725$49.87
2Finance$102,620$49.34
3Health Care$100,776$48.45
4Insurance$98,580$47.39
5Telecommunication$95,177$45.76
6Media$93,917$45.15
7Technology$93,099$44.76

High Paying Java/J2ee Developer Jobs

Java/J2ee Developer Salary Trends

Average Java/J2ee Developer Salary Over Time

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

    Java/J2ee Developer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$91,600$44.02+3.3%
    2021$88,500$42.57+2.3%
    2020$86,500$41.61+2.1%
    2019$84,700$40.74+2.7%
    2018$82,400$39.63+1.8%

    Recently Added Java/J2ee Developer Salaries

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    Randstad UsJava/J2Ee DeveloperPlano, TX05/14/2022$120,000
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    Randstad UsJava and J2Ee DeveloperSeattle, WA04/27/2022$120,000
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    Rider SolutionPrincipal Java/J2Ee DeveloperTampa, FL04/25/2022$100,000
    Randstad UsJava/J2Ee DeveloperSan Francisco, CA04/22/2022$130,000
    Randstad UsJava/J2Ee DeveloperJersey City, NJ04/22/2022$140,000
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    Java/J2ee Developer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Java/J2ee Developers the most?

    Washington pays Java/J2ee Developers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $116,268 per year, or $55.90 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Java/J2ee Developer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Java/J2ee Developer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in California you should be paid close to $101,927 per year.

    What type of Java/J2ee Developer gets paid the most?

    Lead Software Developer gets paid the most. Lead Software Developer made a median salary of $122,692. The best-paid 10 percent make $140,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $107,000.

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