Mobile Applications Developer Salary (United States)

A Mobile Applications Developer earns an average salary of $71,573 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. A skill in Web Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Mobile Applications Developer Total Pay (?
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$51,015 - $108,455
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,573
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Mobile Applications Developer Total Pay (?
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$12.88 - $96.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,015 - $108,455  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
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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$50,311 - $114,872  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
   
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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$50,311 - $114,872  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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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 Difference By Location
Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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San Francisco
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New York
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Chicago
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$72,000
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Experience Affects Mobile Applications Developer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 64%
Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Mobile Applications Developer Salaries

Web Development
up arrow 14%
Android SDK
up arrow 9%
iOS
up arrow 5%
Android
up arrow 3%
Java
0%
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
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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