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Android Software Developer Salary (United States)

Male Android Software Developers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $75K per year in the United States. In the world of Android Software Developers, total cash compensation can vary between $49K and $126K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $11K and $13K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Android Software Developers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Android Software Developer Salary (?
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$50,405 - $117,321
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MEDIAN: $75,132
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Android Software Developer Salary (?
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$15.84 - $77.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,405 - $117,321  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,850  
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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$49,066 - $125,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.84 - $77.96  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $58.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,850  
   
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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$49,066 - $125,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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

Survey results imply that Android Software Developers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in iOS, C#, Objective-C, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. Those listing RESTful Web Services as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SQL and C++ also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Android SDK also know Android.

Pay Difference By Location

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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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National Average
$76,000
Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Home to some of the best pay for Android Software Developers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 29 percent above the national average. Android Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+18 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and Seattle (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Los Angeles, 6 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Android Software Developer Salaries

National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect Android Software Developer Salaries

iOS
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C#
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Objective-C
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National Average
$76,000
Java
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Android SDK
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Android
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SQL
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C++
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RESTful Web Services
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%