Android Software Developer Salary (United States)

About two-thirds of Android Software Developers report less than five years' experience, making for a field full of relatively fresh workers who earn around $77,188 annually on average. Compensation generally starts at $48,847 and does not exceed $124,751 per year. Overall cash earnings for Android Software Developers stretch from $50,490 on the lower end to $116,567 near the top, and the heftier packages can encompass around $10,993 from bonuses and $13,213 from profit sharing. Experience level and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people in this field enjoy health coverage; most receive medical and dental insurance and about half get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Android Software Developer Salary (?
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$50,490 - $116,567
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MEDIAN: $75,902
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Android Software Developer Salary (?
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$16.22 - $73.49
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,490 - $116,567  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,993  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $13,213  
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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$48,847 - $124,751  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $73.49  
   
Overtime
$33.90 - $58.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $13,213  
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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$48,847 - $124,751  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in iOS, C#, Objective-C, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 13 percent, 11 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL, C++, and Android. For most people, competency in Android SDK indicates knowledge of Android.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$77,000
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Surpassing the national average by 30 percent, Android Software Developers in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Android Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+27 percent) and New York (+27 percent). In Los Angeles, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Android Software Developer Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Android Software Developer Salaries

iOS
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C#
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Objective-C
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$77,000
Java
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Android SDK
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Android
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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