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Android Software Developer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Android Software Developers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $77K annually nationwide. Total incomes of Android Software Developers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $13K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $50K and $125K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Android Software Developers is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,625 - $119,150
(Median)
$51K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,955
10%
50%
90%

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$16.07 - $77.96
(Median)
$16
$36
$78
MEDIAN: $35.00
10%
50%
90%

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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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,625 - $119,150  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,295  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,750  
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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$49,791 - $125,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.07 - $77.96  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $58.96  
National Annualized 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
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,295  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,750  
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).
)
$49,791 - $125,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Android Software Developer

Android software developers are in charge of creating effective mobile applications for their organization on the Android platform. They create software designed to meet company objectives and provide excellent customer satisfaction. Android software developers frequently collaborate with creative staff to integrate graphics and functionality into the applications. They evaluate frameworks to decide which will produce the best results using less resources. As part of their main responsibilities, they optimize application memory footprint and consumption to increase performance. They also create highly scalable software systems for increased efficiency.

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Android Software 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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Popular Skills for Android Software Developer


Android Software Developers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in iOS, C#, Objective-C, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing RESTful Web Services as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. C++ and SQL also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Android SDK also know Android.

Pay Difference by Location


For Android Software Developers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Android Software Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+13 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Seattle (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Los Angeles is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Android Software Developer Salaries



National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Android Software Developer Salaries

iOS
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 8%

Objective-C
up arrow 3%

National Average
$78,000

Java
up arrow 1%

Android SDK
up arrow 2%

Android
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 15%

RESTful Web Services
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
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