ABAP Developer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an ABAP Developer is $81,043 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
ABAP Developer Total Pay (?
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$53,923 - $106,993
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MEDIAN: $81,042
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ABAP Developer Total Pay (?
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$34.25 - $91.92
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MEDIAN: $64.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,923 - $106,993  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,380  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $11,836  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,594 - $139,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$34.25 - $91.92  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,380  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $11,836  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,594 - $139,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for ABAP Developer
ABAP developers are in charge of designing and developing complex enterprise-level applications for their organization. They are responsible for creating complex algorithms and data structures, and one of their main duties is performance monitoring and subsequently revising programs. ABAP developers assist in the translation of logical data design to physical database design, develop effective strategies for recovering applications in case of data loss, suggest changes for scalability issues, and promote quality control according to service level contracts. They also assist in project management activities and in the assessment and proper resolution of complex software bugs. Additionally, they implement system applications, follow up as needed in case of glitches after deploying to end users, conduct technical evaluation of code requirements, and propose detailed changes. ABAP developers also lead the review of business development case, as well as the revision of tools, standards, and methodologies. They create reports using a personal computer, support management in hiring duties, and provide regular support to existing application systems and software packages. ABAP developers must follow strict privacy measures and system security practices.
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ABAP Developer Tasks
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.

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Experience Affects ABAP Developer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
0%
Late-Career
0%
National Average
$86,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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