The average pay for a Java Software Developer / Programmer is $65,721 per year. A skill in J2EE is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Java Software Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$43,803 - $96,952
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MEDIAN: $65,721
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Java Software Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$14.00 - $75.17
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,803 - $96,952  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,886  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $9,943  
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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$42,310 - $105,636  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,796
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $75.17  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $57.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,886  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $9,943  
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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$42,310 - $105,636  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,796
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A Java software developer/programmer creates software using the JavaScript programming language, which is used in websites to create interactive services and interfaces. JavaScript can also be used in smartphone apps and, occasionally, computer software. The Java software developer/programmer works as part of a team, creating and maintaining software based on input from senior developers, management, and end-users. They spend much of their time creating, testing, and modifying software, as well as meeting with other developers/programmers to brainstorm and troubleshoot. A Java software developer/programmer works in an office setting and may have flexible work hours; they may be able to work from home and may work longer hours when there are important deadlines. The Java software developer/programmer may be called on to fix security flaws or bugs in software outside of standard work hours.
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Java Software Developer / Programmer Tasks
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
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Pay by Experience Level for Java Software Developer / Programmer
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Pay Difference By Location
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$68,000
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Experience Affects Java Software Developer / Programmer Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Java Software Developer / Programmer Salaries

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Java/J2EE
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National Average
$68,000
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%
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