Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Average Salary by Degree/Major Subject for Industry: Software Development

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -
Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT
national salary data
Industry: Software Development
Salary by Degree
Degree/Major Subject
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bachelor's Degree
6948 salaries
$43,645 - $127,172  
   
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Science (CS)
1785 salaries
$48,719 - $128,774  
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
703 salaries
$56,192 - $154,065  
Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS)
616 salaries
$64,978 - $140,874  
Associate's Degree
482 salaries
$36,062 - $97,618  
Doctorate (PhD)
336 salaries
$74,240 - $159,087  
Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS)
287 salaries
$59,733 - $138,728  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
186 salaries
$57,359 - $146,316  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Engineering (CE)
184 salaries
$59,876 - $135,818  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Information Systems (CIS)
150 salaries
$43,517 - $117,014  
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Computer Engineering (CE)
141 salaries
$53,797 - $129,385  
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Computer Science (CS)
133 salaries
$59,427 - $140,199  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Computer Science (CS)
130 salaries
$49,177 - $125,083  
Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science (CS)
127 salaries
$48,959 - $133,453  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Administration
124 salaries
$41,878 - $120,498  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Information Technology (IT)
111 salaries
$43,415 - $107,076  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication
110 salaries
$36,310 - $107,502  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Electrical Engineering (EE)
103 salaries
$53,970 - $159,989  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Management Information Systems (MIS)
91 salaries
$46,520 - $132,924  
Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE)
83 salaries
$66,662 - $148,605  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Accounting
82 salaries
$41,676 - $131,893  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Mathematics
78 salaries
$47,169 - $154,924  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology
77 salaries
$36,927 - $122,481  
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Electrical Engineering (EE)
77 salaries
$63,842 - $151,991  
Doctorate (PhD), Computer Science (CS)
76 salaries
$81,703 - $179,052  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Science (CS) & Engineering
73 salaries
$53,347 - $127,433  
Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Computer Science (CS)
69 salaries
$54,938 - $126,393  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Economics
69 salaries
$40,322 - $152,887  
Master of Science (MS), Software Engineering
68 salaries
$72,777 - $136,548  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance
68 salaries
$60,303 - $179,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11,031

Software Development Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

alumni reports Special Reports

ceo incomes
Fortune 100 CEO Income Compared to Average Worker at Company
Many CEOs earn millions a year, but how does their pay compare to the average worker at their company? We list the highest earners.
More Special Features
»
Which jobs, cities and industries are seeing wages rise or fall? Track the latest compensation trends with The PayScale Index Q1 2013 results.
» You think you have a bad boss? We reveal the Top 5 Jobs That Hate Their Boss.

salaries More Charts for Industry: Software Development

Next Steps
Start the survey
- OR -
Sign in with LinkedIn
PayScale Research
Center