SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$64,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a software developer make?
Software Developers in America make, on average, $84,813 a year or $40.78 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $111,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $64,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Software Developers are Internet companies and Professional companies. Washington, California, Vermont, Connecticut, and Nevada are some of the states with the best Software Developer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Software Developer is 2.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Developer
$86,644

Average Software Developer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Software Developer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Software Developer jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. Facebook and Microsoft are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Bridgewater Associates and DRW report highly competitive salaries for Software Developers.

Average Software Developer Salary By Location

Software Developers in the US makes an average salary of $84,813 per year or $40.78 per hour. San Jose, CA reports the highest Software Developer salaries at $95,864 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $67,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Software Developer salaries are Washington, California, Vermont, Connecticut, and Nevada. The lowest earning states are Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, and New Mexico.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$95,864
2
Redmond, WA
$88,335
3
New York, NY
$84,474
4
Jersey City, NJ
$84,415
5
Boston, MA
$84,174

Average Software Developer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Developer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Technology companies, and Finance companies pay their Software Developers well. Internet companies pay their Software Developers the highest wages, averaging $86,184 per year. Technology companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $85,467 and $84,714, respectively. The average salary for Software Developers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $79,972.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$86,184
2
Technology
$85,467
3
Finance
$84,714
4
Professional
$84,361
5
Manufacturing
$79,972

RECENTLY ADDED Software Developer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Year Up
Software Developer
Phoenix, AZ
10/31/2019
$36,000
Robert Half Technology
Software Developer
Des Moines, IA
10/31/2019
$105,000
Eliassen Group
Software Developer
Cincinnati, OH
10/31/2019
$104,350
Interactive Resources-IR
Software Developer
10/31/2019
$85,000
Babich & Associates
Software Developer
Dallas, TX
10/31/2019
$135,655
Year Up
Software Developer
San Francisco, CA
10/31/2019
$36,000
Year Up
Software Developer
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$36,000
Year Up
Software Developer
10/31/2019
$36,000
Software Developer
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$138,861
Robert Half
Software Developer
10/29/2019
$138,786
Show More