The average pay for an Application Developer is $62,993 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Application Developer Total Pay (?
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$43,225 - $93,214
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MEDIAN: $62,992
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Application Developer Total Pay (?
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$15.25 - $60.71
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$43,225 - $93,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $7,149  
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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$42,519 - $99,453  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,376
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $60.71  
   
Overtime
$10.03 - $51.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $7,149  
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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$42,519 - $99,453  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,376
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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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Pay Difference By Location
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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

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Application Developer Salaries

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ASP.NET
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National Average
$65,000
C#
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Java
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 520 votes.
Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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