Java Developer Salary

A Java Developer earns an average salary of $73,268 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$49,292 - $101,950
$49K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,152
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$20.77 - $69.87
$21
$41
$70
MEDIAN: $40.84
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$0$113K
Salary $49,292 - $101,950
Bonus $194.58 - $10,210
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $10,050
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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$49,238 - $113,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,645
Hourly Data $0$83
Hourly Rate $20.77 - $69.87
Hourly Tips $3.31
Overtime $19.53 - $83.15
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $194.58 - $10,210
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $10,050
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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$49,238 - $113,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 317

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Job Description for Java Developer

Java developers create complex web-based applications. Some examples include animated drop-down menus, images that change as a mouse moves over them, and sounds that play when clicked. Java is used extensively on e-commerce sites to collect data and validate user information. It is the job of Java developers to use this scripting language to modify the design and functionality of websites as requested by their clients. Java developers may write programs themselves or revise existing applications. They also identify opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications of java developed projects. Java developers will often test programs to verify that they work correctly. This responsibility includes resolving technical issues through debugging, research and investigation. Java developers will also often mentor and provide technical guidance and instruction to lower level IT staff, assisting with specific problems requiring a broad knowledge of subject matter processing.

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Java Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Java Developer

Pay by Experience for a Java Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Java Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 1,271 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Java Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 673 salaries. An experienced Java Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 286 salaries. A Java Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,911

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Java Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Java Developer?

Java Developer in Chicago:
"Overcoming technical challenges."
Pros: Learning about new technologies.
Cons: Reading documentation.

Java Developer in Atlanta:
Pros: Great atmosphere with a lot of opportunity to learn new things.
Cons: Work space is a bit limited.

Java Developer in Austin:
"Enjoying the work."
Pros: Learning, developing and debugging the code.
Cons: Managing or monitoring resources as a Team Lead.

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Key Stats for Java Developer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Java Developer Salaries

▲33%

▲32%

▲13%

National Average
$76,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Java Developer Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲5%

▲4%

▲4%




XML
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

▼1%

▼1%

SQL
▼2%


▼3%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%
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