An Entry-Level Application Developer earns an average salary of $60,385 per year.

$43,870 - $83,412
$44K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $60,384
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$15.71 - $44.49
$16
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$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,870 - $83,412  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $9,305  
Profit Sharing
$599 - $9,787  
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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$42,071 - $86,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.71 - $44.49  
   
Overtime
$1.39 - $46.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$257.60 - $9,305  
   
Profit Sharing
$599 - $9,787  
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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$42,071 - $86,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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National Average: $61,025

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Application Developer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Application Developer in Stillwater:
"Be adaptable to new tech or be prepared to get laid off!"
Continually work to keep your job interesting. When given a task that seems ugly consider making a program that can solve the problem or make it easier to solve now and the next time the problem arises. It might even be a program the logs information so that you can solve the real problem. Avoid criticizing other developers because they were most likely put in a situation to get the job done. Don't be afraid to argue your point, most intelligent people will listen if your approach makes sense -- just be prepared to back it up.

Key Stats for Application Developer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 193 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Application Developer Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 9%

jQuery
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 2%

MySQL
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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