Updated August 18, 2021
Average Senior Java Developer Salary
$102,000 yearly
$49.48 hourly

Entry level Salary
$79,000 yearly
$79,000
10 %
$102,000
Median
$133,000
90 %
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PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$133,000$11,083$64
75th Percentile$117,000$9,750$56
Average$102,923$8,577$49
25th Percentile$89,000$7,417$43
10th Percentile$79,000$6,583$38

Average Senior Java Developer Salary By State

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Senior Java Developer average salary by State

StateAvg. salaryHourly rateJob Count
Alabama$96,727$46.50799
Alaska$75,476$36.29153
Arizona$96,816$46.551,260
Arkansas$72,650$34.93541
California$119,902$57.6510,480
Colorado$103,207$49.621,604
Connecticut$110,788$53.26735
Delaware$100,998$48.56409
District of Columbia$119,674$57.54902
Florida$93,391$44.902,944
Georgia$103,940$49.972,319
Hawaii$69,955$33.63182
Idaho$76,946$36.99399
Illinois$95,839$46.082,642
Indiana$76,183$36.631,507
Iowa$74,871$36.00663
Kansas$81,647$39.25672
Kentucky$95,289$45.81643
Louisiana$81,016$38.95505
Maine$87,533$42.08294
Maryland$104,516$50.252,519
Massachusetts$111,464$53.592,703
Michigan$91,941$44.201,541
Minnesota$104,509$50.241,699
Mississippi$85,920$41.31246
Missouri$91,966$44.211,162
Montana$71,958$34.60324
Nebraska$81,961$39.40546
Nevada$94,089$45.24466
New Hampshire$89,446$43.00428
New Jersey$113,892$54.762,497
New Mexico$85,730$41.22457
New York$110,120$52.943,192
North Carolina$100,546$48.342,334
North Dakota$85,043$40.89225
Ohio$90,482$43.502,122
Oklahoma$85,549$41.13401
Oregon$97,001$46.641,503
Pennsylvania$98,632$47.422,471
Rhode Island$94,244$45.31401
South Carolina$114,080$54.85527
South Dakota$69,833$33.57185
Tennessee$89,067$42.82840
Texas$101,318$48.714,191
Utah$105,231$50.591,026
Vermont$85,250$40.99263
Virginia$113,206$54.433,612
Washington$118,889$57.163,452
West Virginia$91,613$44.04253
Wisconsin$75,525$36.31958
Wyoming$109,511$52.65173

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Highest Paying Cities For Senior Java Developer

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CityAvg. salaryHourly rate
San Francisco, CA$125,977$60.57
Washington, DC$119,710$57.55
Jersey City, NJ$113,883$54.75
Alexandria, VA$112,804$54.23
Quincy, MA$111,589$53.65
Stamford, CT$111,029$53.38

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How much does a Senior Java Developer make?

  • The average Senior Java Developer makes $102,923 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a Senior Java Developer is $49.48.
  • The average entry-level Senior Java Developer salary is $79,000.
  • Highest paying states for Senior Java Developer are California ($119,902), Washington ($118,889), South Carolina ($119,902) and New Jersey ($119,902).
  • Highest paying cities for Senior Java Developer are San Francisco, CA ($125,977), Washington, DC, Jersey City, NJ, Alexandria, VA and Quincy, MA.
  • Senior Java Developers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $79,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $133,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $117,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $89,000
  • Industries with the highest Senior Java Developer salaries are Retail, Telecommunication and Finance.

Average Senior Java Developer Salary Over Time

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

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    YearAvg. salaryHourly rate% Change
    2022$103,000$49.48+2.1%
    2021$101,000$48.46+2.7%
    2020$98,000$47.13+1.8%
    2019$96,300$46.30+2.3%
    2018$94,100$45.25+0.5%

    How Much Do Senior Java Developers Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a Senior Java Developer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Senior Java Developers tend to be found in Retail, Telecommunication, and Finance companies. In fact, Senior Java Developers can make a yearly salary of $122,442 while working for Retail companies.
    RankIndustryAverage Senior Java Developer SalarySenior Java Developer Salary Range
    1Retail
    $122,442
    $83k
    $137k
    2Telecommunication
    $113,997
    $83k
    $137k
    3Finance
    $112,902
    $83k
    $137k
    4Insurance
    $109,286
    $83k
    $137k
    5Technology
    $106,871
    $83k
    $137k
    6Health Care
    $106,128
    $83k
    $137k
    7Manufacturing
    $101,785
    $83k
    $137k
    8Transportation
    $97,815
    $83k
    $137k

    High Paying Senior Java Developer Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Developer Analyst

    Avg. salary: $79,674

    A developer analyst is a professional who is responsible for building application requirements and develops database solutions that allow operational efficiency and user-friendly tools. Developer analysts are required to develop a detailed definition of business solutions that can include database design, data flow, and transaction processing requirements. They work with other teams to design and implement a web application that manages internal processes and can result in increased productivity. Developer analysts are also required to perform integration tests for various vendors for services that are according to business requirements and testing processes.
    227,011 Developer Analyst Jobs
    Lead Software Developer

    Avg. salary: $105,248

    A lead software developer is responsible for creating and designing software applications and systems to support business functions and client requirements. Lead software developers analyze specifications to build efficient applications, conduct multiple quality testing, and enhance the user's interface. They also coordinate with the design engineers to modify and improve the features of existing software applications for optimal performance. A lead software developer must have excellent communication and technical skills, especially in considering the current technology trends to meet demands.
    300,204 Lead Software Developer Jobs
    Team Lead And Developer

    Avg. salary: $104,313

    A team lead and developer is a person who handles a group of employees in a particular section, geared to accomplish daily specific goals. The team lead and developer ensures that the team works cohesively and efficiently to achieve its goals. It is the role of the team lead to ensure employees are well-equipped, trained properly, and capable. The team lead conducts regular assessments of teammates and offers support. Added to the role of the team lead is to request training, enhancement seminars, and submit accomplishment and activity reports to company management.
    322,093 Team Lead And Developer Jobs
    Applications Developer

    Avg. salary: $81,439

    An application developer is responsible for creating program applications for devices based on clients' specifications and business needs. Application developers must have excellent knowledge of computer systems, as well as a strong command of programming languages to develop customized programs. Duties of an application developer also include running diagnostic tests to ensure the application's performance and stability, providing instruction manuals for reference, performing troubleshooting for any inconsistencies, upgrading design codes for optimization, and launching the application following the client's timetable.
    294,657 Applications Developer Jobs
    Web Application Developer

    Avg. salary: $79,093

    A web application developer is responsible for designing website and system applications following clients' specifications and business' needs. Web application developers utilize their expertise in programming languages and system codes, ensuring the efficiency and smooth navigation of the website. They also run multiple diagnostic tests on the output before release, identifying inconsistencies, and addressing incompatibilities on browsers and devices. A web application developer should be detail-oriented and highly-technical as this job requires excellent digital knowledge to manage complex systems.
    232,033 Web Application Developer Jobs
    NET Developer

    Avg. salary: $80,196

    A NET developer specializes in crafting and producing various software and information systems through extensive computer and information technology knowledge. A NET developer's responsibilities range from designing and developing applications, generating codes and building a secure database, implementing regulations, and providing continuous support and maintenance. A NET developer must also have an active line of communication and coordination as there are instances when one's work revolves in a team setting or meets particular demands or specifications from a client.
    184,834 NET Developer Jobs
    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Developer Analyst$79,674$6,640$38.31227,011
    Lead Software Developer$105,248$8,771$50.60300,204
    Team Lead And Developer$104,313$8,693$50.15322,093
    Applications Developer$81,440$6,787$39.15294,657
    Web Application Developer$79,094$6,591$38.03232,033
    NET Developer$80,197$6,683$38.56184,834
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    Average Senior Java Developer Salary by Demographic

    Senior Java Developer Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $108,067
    female-income
    Female Income
    $103,967
    GenderIncome
    Male$108,067
    Female$103,967
    Median Senior Java Developer Income by Race
    Asian Senior Java Developers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or Latino Senior Java Developers have the lowest average salary at $103,116.
    $110,000
    $88,000
    $66,000
    $44,000
    $22,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    EthnicitySalary
    White$103,992
    Black or African American$107,715
    Asian$109,326
    Hispanic or Latino$103,116
    Average Senior Java Developer Salary by Education Level
    Senior Java Developers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $111,881 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Senior Java Developers earn a median annual income of $108,067 compared to $99,978 for Senior Java Developers with an Associate degree.
    $115,000
    $92,000
    $69,000
    $46,000
    $23,000
    $0
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    EducationSalary
    Some College/ Associate Degree$99,978
    Bachelor's Degree$108,067
    Master's Degree$111,881