ABAP Developer Salary

The average salary for an ABAP Developer is $82,104 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.

$53,169 - $113,532

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$33.94 - $97.89

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,169 - $113,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $11,836  
Total Pay (?
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$55,404 - $143,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$33.94 - $97.89  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
   
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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$55,404 - $143,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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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Pay by Experience Level for ABAP Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects ABAP Developer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$89,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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