Software Development Specialist

Software Development Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$97,000
$74,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$127,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Netflix
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a software development specialist make?
The national average salary for a Software Development Specialist in the U.S. is $97,892 annually or $47.06 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $127,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $74,000 per year. Most Software Development Specialist jobs are in Retail companies and Technology companies. States with the highest Software Development Specialist salaries include California, District of Columbia, Washington, New York, and Virginia. The typical employment for a Software Development Specialist is 3.5 years.

Average Software Development Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Software Development Specialist in the United States is $97,892 per year or $47.06 per hour. The top city when it comes to Software Development Specialist salaries is San Jose, CA at $140,174 per year. Even an entry-level Software Development Specialist makes $98,000 per year in San Jose, CA. California, District of Columbia, Washington, New York, and Virginia are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are North Dakota, Idaho, West Virginia, Montana, and Hawaii.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$140,174
2
Seattle, WA
$119,584
3
New York, NY
$112,181
4
McLean, VA
$106,823
5
Austin, TX
$106,403

Average Software Development Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Software Development Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Retail companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Software Development Specialists are Netflix and Jacobs Engineering Group. Also, companies like Alcatel Networks and ASRC Federal pay their Software Development Specialists very well.

Average Software Development Specialist Pay By Industry

Software Development Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Media companies, Finance companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Software Development Specialists. Media companies pay Software Development Specialists an average salary of $103,136, Finance companies pay $98,746, and Professional companys come in at $96,660. At $91,940, the average salary for Software Development Specialists in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$103,136
2
Finance
$98,746
3
Professional
$96,660
4
Technology
$91,940

Recently Added Software Development Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Department of Administrative Services, State of Ohio
Software Development Specialist
01/24/2020
$68,558
State of Ohio
Software Development Specialist
01/23/2020
$68,558
Department of Administrative Services, State of Ohio
Software Development Specialist
09/28/2019
$68,558
State of Ohio
Software Development Specialist
09/27/2019
$68,558
08/31/2019
$55,000
University of Nebraska
Software Development Specialist
08/05/2019
$55,000
Washington State
Software Development Specialist
06/15/2019
$71,700