LEAD DEVELOPER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$106,000
$79,000
Min 10%
$106,000
Median 50%
$141,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a lead developer make?
Lead Developers in the US make on average $106,407 annually or $51.16 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $79,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $141,000. Most Lead Developer jobs are in Internet companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Lead Developer salaries include Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, and Utah. The typical tenure for a Lead Developer is 2.5 years.
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Developer
$86,644

Average Lead Developer Salary By Company

Lead Developers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Lead Developers. Lead Developers at Facebook and Google report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Cheniere Energy and Microsoft report highly competitive salaries for Lead Developers.

Average Lead Developer Salary By Location

Lead Developers in the United States of America make on average $106,407 a year or $51.16 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Lead Developer salaries at $136,192 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Lead Developers is $88,000. Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, and Utah are the highest paying states. Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Alaska have the lowest Lead Developer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$136,192
2
Bellevue, WA
$119,058
3
Midvale, UT
$117,884
4
Denver, CO
$106,241
5
Arlington, TX
$105,494

Average Lead Developer Salary By Industry

Lead Developer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Retail companies, and Automotive companies pay higher-than-average wages for Lead Developers. Hospitality companies pay Lead Developers an average salary of $111,934, Retail companies pay $111,117, and Automotive companys come in at $110,729. The types of companies that pay Lead Developers the least are in the Internet industry, where the average annual salary is $101,130.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$111,934
2
Retail
$111,117
3
Automotive
$110,729
4
Finance
$109,010
5
Health Care
$108,755

RECENTLY ADDED Lead Developer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Cybercoders
Lead Developer
10/30/2019
$146,090
Robert Half
Lead Developer
10/25/2019
$150,000
Cybercoders
Lead Developer
10/25/2019
$104,350
Randstad
Lead Developer
10/23/2019
$114,785
Randstad
Lead Developer
10/16/2019
$50,088
Cybercoders
Lead Developer
10/12/2019
$100,000
Cybercoders
Lead Developer
09/27/2019
$175,000
Randstad
Lead Developer
09/26/2019
$104,350
Randstad
Lead Developer
09/25/2019
$110,611
Cybercoders
Lead Developer
09/25/2019
$175,000
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