Java Software Developer / Programmer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Java Software Developer / Programmer is $66,747 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Java Software Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$43,646 - $97,783
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $66,747
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Java Software Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$14.69 - $76.35
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,646 - $97,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,853  
Profit Sharing
$254.53 - $10,022  
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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$41,880 - $107,195  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,502
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $76.35  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,853  
   
Profit Sharing
$254.53 - $10,022  
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).
)
$41,880 - $107,195  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,502
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Job Description for Java Software Developer / Programmer

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Boston
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Dallas
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Columbus
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Detroit
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Atlanta
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Richmond
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Austin
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Washington
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$69,000
Houston
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Java Software Developer / Programmer Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Java Software Developer / Programmer Salaries

UNIX
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Linux
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Java/J2EE
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SQL
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PL/SQL
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HTML
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Java
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National Average
$69,000
.NET
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C++
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C#
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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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