LEAD SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$112,000
$86,000
Min 10%
$112,000
Median 50%
$147,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a lead software developer make?
Lead Software Developers in America make, on average, $112,649 a year or $54.16 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $147,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $86,000. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Lead Software Developers. California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, and New Hampshire have the highest paying Lead Software Developer jobs. The typical tenure for a Lead Software Developer is 3.5 years.
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Average Lead Software Developer Salary By Company

Lead Software Developer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Lead Software Developers are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Lead Software Developers at Microsoft and ZeniMax Media report the highest salaries. Companies like Bloomberg and World Fuel Services also report very competitive wages for Lead Software Developers.

Average Lead Software Developer Salary By Location

Lead Software Developers in the US makes an average salary of $112,649 per year or $54.16 per hour. San Jose, CA reports the highest annual salary for Lead Software Developers at 124,035. Not only that, San Jose, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $87,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Lead Software Developer salaries are California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, and New Hampshire. Hawaii, South Dakota, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi have the lowest reported salaries for Lead Software Developers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$124,035
2
Bothell, WA
$112,044
3
Littleton, CO
$107,780
4
Edison, NJ
$106,506
5
New York, NY
$106,401

Average Lead Software Developer Salary By Industry

Wages for Lead Software Developers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Lead Software Developers well. Technology companies pay their Lead Software Developers the highest wages, averaging $127,300 per year. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $120,541 and $118,371, respectively. The average salary for Lead Software Developers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $105,978.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$127,300
2
Health Care
$120,541
3
Manufacturing
$118,371
4
Internet
$111,685
5
Finance
$108,825

RECENTLY ADDED Lead Software Developer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Cybercoders
Lead Software Developer
10/26/2019
$156,525
Cybercoders
Lead Software Developer
10/23/2019
$110,000
University of Texas at Austin
Lead Software Developer
10/09/2019
$82,000
Eliassen Group
Lead Software Developer
09/30/2019
$120,000
Access Staffing
Lead Software Developer
09/30/2019
$100,000
Net Orbit Inc.
Lead Software Developer
09/30/2019
$84,000
Cybercoders
Lead Software Developer
09/24/2019
$110,000
Randstad
Lead Software Developer
08/29/2019
$166,960
Access Staffing
Lead Software Developer
08/23/2019
$100,000
Robert Half Technology
Lead Software Developer
08/04/2019
$83,480
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