Mobile Applications Developer Salary (United States)

A Mobile Applications Developer earns an average salary of $71,072 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Development and Android SDK. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Mobile Applications Developer Salary (?
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$50,963 - $107,377
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MEDIAN: $71,071
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Mobile Applications Developer Salary (?
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$14.68 - $81.70
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,963 - $107,377  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
Total Pay (?
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$49,948 - $116,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $81.70  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $72.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
   
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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$49,948 - $116,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Mobile Applications Developer

Mobile applications developers create and develop mobile apps. They have a strong working knowledge of the different platforms that applications are suitable for, such as smartphones and tablets. Mobile app developers are also adept at using PCs and Macs and various operating systems. In addition, they have a strong foundation in IT programming and areas such as C++, objective-C, wireless networks, PHP, MS/SQL, Adobe, Java, HTML, “cloud storage” and Flash. Many developers also hold special development and configuration certifications.
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Mobile Applications Developer Tasks
  • Write code for Android or iOS applications, using languages such as: Objective C, HTML, JavaScript, XML, etc.
  • Develop and test mobile application software and coding, often as part of a team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mobile Applications Developer

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Pay Difference By Location

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Atlanta
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New York
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National Average
$72,000
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Experience Affects Mobile Applications Developer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 68%
Late-Career
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National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Mobile Applications Developer Salaries

Web Development
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Android SDK
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iOS
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Android
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Java
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National Average
$72,000
Objective-C
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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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