Application Developer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Application Developer is $64,329 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java/J2EE, Oracle, PL/SQL, and UNIX. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Application Developer Salary (?
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$44,140 - $94,103
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MEDIAN: $64,329
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Application Developer Salary (?
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$15.96 - $63.70
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,140 - $94,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,020  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $6,741  
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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$43,530 - $100,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.96 - $63.70  
   
Overtime
$9.90 - $51.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $6,741  
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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$43,530 - $100,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 231
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Job Description for Application Developer

Application developers help companies keep up with the latest technologies and developments on the web. As online technology becomes increasingly important, all types of businesses are seeking application developers--from banks to universities, news channels to hospitals. These applications (or apps) can be used on smartphones, computers, tablets and more. As such, application developers must be able to create, develop, manage and maintain new programs and software. These tasks require an excellent knowledge of programming, HTML, all sorts of developer software, in many cases Linus, and experience with relational databases.
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Application 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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Application Developer Reviews

What is it like working as an Application Developer?
Application Developer in Fords:
"Stressful At Times But Moderate Learning."
Pros: Flexibility of working hours.
Cons: Stereotypical work and very less chance to learn new technologies.

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Experience Affects Application Developer Salaries

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$66,000

Skills That Affect Application Developer Salaries

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$66,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%