Lead Applications Developer Salary

Lead Applications Developers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $101K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Total incomes of Lead Applications Developers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $19K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $73K and $144K. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Lead Applications Developers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$73,391 - $134,782
$73K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $101,351
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50%
90%

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$18.12 - $79.46
$18
$55
$79
MEDIAN: $54.91
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,391 - $134,782  
   
Bonus
$1,490 - $19,231  
Profit Sharing
$914 - $15,033  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$73,167 - $143,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 407
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,490 - $19,231  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$914 - $15,033  
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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$73,167 - $143,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Lead Applications Developer

Lead applications developers are responsible for leading developing processes for applications in their company, as well as efficiently facilitating strategies for programming and creating effective software for future use. They also assist developers with technical expertise for solving bugs in applications and developing new concepts for designs and features.

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Lead Applications Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Mentor other employees in development methodologies.
  • 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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Lead Applications Developers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Applications Development Manager. Median pay for Applications Development Managers is $106K.

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Popular Skills for Lead Applications Developer


Lead Applications Developers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Java/J2EE, Java, PL/SQL, and ASP.NET Framework are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, jQuery, and HTML. The majority of those who know .NET also know SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Applications Developer

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $84K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $100K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $113K on average. For some reason, Lead Applications Developers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $107K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $106,607

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Lead Applications Developers will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 29 percent. Lead Applications Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent), Houston (+14 percent), Charlotte (+13 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Lead Applications Developers in Rochester make 35 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include St. Louis (9 percent lower) and Chicago (8 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Lead Applications Developer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Lead Applications Developer Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$107,000

▼6%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Lead Applications Developer Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲14%

▲10%

PL/SQL
▼0%

National Average
$107,000



SQL
▼7%

C#
▼8%

▼8%


▼9%

▼9%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼11%

jQuery
▼13%

▼13%

PHP
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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