Senior/Lead Developer

Senior/Lead Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$112,000
$85,000
Min 10%
$112,000
Median 50%
$147,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
CyberCoders
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a senior/lead developer make?
The national average salary for a Senior/Lead Developer in the U.S. is $112,389 annually or $54.03 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 62,000. The top 10 percent earn over $147,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $85,000 annually. Professional companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Senior/Lead Developer salaries are California, Washington, District of Columbia, New York, and Texas. The typical tenure for a Senior/Lead Developer is 3.0 years.
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Average Senior/Lead Developer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Senior/Lead Developer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior/Lead Developers are in Professional companies and Finance companies. Companies like CyberCoders or Bank of America will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Citi and MATLAB report highly competitive salaries for Senior/Lead Developers.

Average Senior/Lead Developer Salary By Location

Across America, Senior/Lead Developers make on average $112,389 annually or $54.03 hourly. Redwood City, CA reports the highest annual salary for Senior/Lead Developers at 166,489. The average starting salary in Redwood City, CA for Senior/Lead Developers is $109,000. California, Washington, District of Columbia, New York, and Texas are the states with the highest payscale for Senior/Lead Developers. Mississippi, Hawaii, and North Dakota have the lowest Senior/Lead Developer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$166,489
2
Washington, DC
$143,219
3
New York, NY
$125,925
4
Austin, TX
$123,318
5
Reston, VA
$123,139

Average Senior/Lead Developer Pay By Industry

Wages for Senior/Lead Developers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Telecommunication companies, Media companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior/Lead Developers. Salaries for Senior/Lead Developers in Telecommunication companies average $120,216 annually, while Media companies and Finance companies pay $117,341 and $115,559, respectively. At $99,349, the average salary for Senior/Lead Developers in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$120,216
2
Media
$117,341
3
Finance
$115,559
4
Insurance
$114,772
5
Health Care
$112,670

Recently Added Senior/Lead Developer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Board of Education of City of New York
Senior/Lead Developer
12/26/2019
$98,919
New York City Department of Education
Senior/Lead Developer
11/28/2019
$98,919
Consultnet
Senior/Lead Developer
09/25/2019
$104,350
Randstad
Senior/Lead Developer
09/20/2019
$156,525
Blue Creek Corp
Senior/Lead Developer
09/16/2019
$146,090
Consultnet, LLC
Senior/Lead Developer
08/31/2019
$104,350
Randstad
Senior/Lead Developer
08/23/2019
$130,000
Jefferson Frank
Senior/Lead Developer
08/05/2019
$140,000
Randstad
Senior/Lead Developer
08/02/2019
$130,000
Atlassian, Inc.
Development Senior Team Lead
03/25/2019
$147,597
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