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How Much Does a Mobile APP Developer Earn In The United States?

Mobile APP Developer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$90,000
$68,000
$90,000
$119,000
Mobile app developers in the United States make an average salary of $90,835 per year or $43.67 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $68,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $119,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Oregon, California, Massachusetts, and Maryland provide the highest mobile app developer salaries.
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Where Mobile APP Developers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where mobile app developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Mobile APP Developers Earn In Different Cities?

While a mobile app developer can average a salary of $90,835 per year, or $43.67 per hour, there are many opportunities for mobile app developers to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $123,351 per year. Other high-paying locations include Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA and Boston, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $84,000. The highest paying states for mobile app developers include Washington, Oregon and California. Meanwhile, Kansas, West Virginia, and Kentucky offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Seattle, WA
$123,351
Avg. Salary
$61k
$150k
2. Washington, DC
$120,371
Avg. Salary
$61k
$150k
3. San Francisco, CA
$118,332
Avg. Salary
$61k
$150k
4. Boston, MA
$106,092
Avg. Salary
$61k
$150k
5. New York, NY
$96,021
Avg. Salary
$61k
$150k
6. Germantown, MD
$95,394
Avg. Salary
$61k
$150k

High Paying Mobile APP Developer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Mobile APP Developers The Most?

To earn a high income as a mobile app developer, working for Apple or Best Buy might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like TIBCO Software and JPMorgan Chase report highly competitive wages for mobile app developers.
Company
Avg. Salary
$72k
$151k
Avg. Salary
$72k
$151k
Avg. Salary
$72k
$151k
Avg. Salary
$72k
$151k
Avg. Salary
$72k
$151k
Avg. Salary
$72k
$151k

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    How Much Do Mobile APP Developers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, mobile app developer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that internet, telecommunication, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for mobile app developers. For example, mobile app developers make a whopping average salary of $105,298 while working for internet companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $101,396 at telecommunication companies and $92,817 at technology companies. But mobile app developers may want to avoid working in the education industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $66,509.
    1. Internet
    $105,298
    Avg. Salary
    $58k
    $132k
    2. Telecommunication
    $101,396
    Avg. Salary
    $58k
    $132k
    3. Technology
    $92,817
    Avg. Salary
    $58k
    $132k
    4. Real Estate
    $89,160
    Avg. Salary
    $58k
    $132k
    5. Manufacturing
    $83,237
    Avg. Salary
    $58k
    $132k
    6. Health Care
    $82,224
    Avg. Salary
    $58k
    $132k

    How Experience Affects Mobile APP Developer Salaries

    The salary for a mobile app developer 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.

    Recently Added Mobile APP Developer Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Full Stack Mobile APP Developer
    Full Stack Mobile APP Developer
    Metairie, LA
    Metairie, LA
    01/30/2021
    01/30/2021
    $80,000
    $80,000
    01/30/2021
    Mobile APP Developer
    Mobile APP Developer
    Granite Bay, CA
    Granite Bay, CA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $100,000
    $100,000
    01/29/2021
    Programmer Analyst II/Mobile APP Developer
    Programmer Analyst II/Mobile APP Developer
    San Marcos, TX
    San Marcos, TX
    01/14/2021
    01/14/2021
    $75,000
    $75,000
    01/14/2021
    Power Apps Developer
    Power Apps Developer
    Walbridge, OH
    Walbridge, OH
    12/29/2020
    12/29/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    12/29/2020
    Mobile APP Developer
    Mobile APP Developer
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    12/22/2020
    12/22/2020
    $104,350
    $104,350
    12/22/2020
    Developmental Pathways
    Developmental Pathways
    Nmsc-Power Apps Developer
    Nmsc-Power Apps Developer
    Nmsc-Power Apps Developer
    Boone, CO
    Boone, CO
    12/04/2020
    12/04/2020
    $80,000
    $80,000
    12/04/2020
    APP Developer-Intermediate
    APP Developer-Intermediate
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    11/22/2020
    11/22/2020
    $62,700
    $62,700
    11/22/2020
    APP Developer-Intermediate
    APP Developer-Intermediate
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    11/21/2020
    11/21/2020
    $62,700
    $62,700
    11/21/2020
    IOS Mobile APP Developer
    IOS Mobile APP Developer
    Columbus, IN
    Columbus, IN
    11/20/2020
    11/20/2020
    $83,480
    $83,480
    11/20/2020
    Mobile APP Developer
    Mobile APP Developer
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    11/14/2020
    11/14/2020
    $104,350
    $104,350
    11/14/2020