Lead Applications Developer Salary

Lead Applications Developers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $100K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. In the world of Lead Applications Developers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $21K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $75K and $147K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Lead Applications Developers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$74,756 - $135,939
$75K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,701
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50%
90%

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$17.62 - $77.28
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$77
MEDIAN: $56.34
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$0$146K
Salary $74,756 - $135,939
Bonus $1,028 - $21,000
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $15,280
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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$74,769 - $146,536
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 268
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $17.62 - $77.28
Overtime $0.00
Annual Data $0$146K
Bonus $1,028 - $21,000
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $15,280
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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$74,769 - $146,536
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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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.

Common Career Paths for Lead Applications Developer


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Lead Applications Developers who transition into an upper level Applications Development Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Applications Development Manager makes $106K a year.

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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 SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 16 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include PHP, jQuery, and HTML. The majority of those who know .NET also know SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Applications Developer

Pay by Experience for a Lead Applications Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Applications Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Applications Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Lead Applications Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 212 salaries. A Lead Applications Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,295

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

Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Lead Applications Developers, 32 percent above the national average. Lead Applications Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Wilmington (+10 percent). Compared to the national average, Rochester Lead Applications Developers have considerably lower salaries, 34 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in St. Louis and Chicago (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Lead Applications Developer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Lead Applications Developer Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$104,000

▼6%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Lead Applications Developer Salaries

▲16%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$104,000

SQL
▼3%



C#
▼6%

▼6%


▼7%

▼7%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼8%

▼11%

▼11%

PHP
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%
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