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Android Software Developer Salary (United States)

Men account for the majority of Android Software Developers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $76K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $11K and $13K, respectively — total cash payment to Android Software Developers can bottom out near $49K or peak near $125K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of Android Software Developers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by 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  
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  
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

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SQL, C++, and Android. Most people familiar with Android SDK also know Android.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Dallas
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National Average
$77,000
Chicago
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Los Angeles
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With a pay rate for Android Software Developers that is 30 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Android Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+27 percent) and New York (+27 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Los Angeles is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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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National Average
$77,000
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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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
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%