A Senior Application Developer earns an average salary of $90,385 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Senior Application Developer Total Pay (?
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$66,557 - $111,982
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $90,385
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Senior Application Developer Total Pay (?
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$34.65 - $62.30
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,557 - $111,982  
   
Bonus
$-0.46 - $14,705  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $11,920  
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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$69,304 - $120,005  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 443
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.65 - $62.30  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $55.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.46 - $14,705  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $11,920  
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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$69,304 - $120,005  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 443
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Job Description for Senior Application Developer
Senior application developers works with a number of programming languages and codes to provide innovative and diverse content on the Internet and mobile device; they may produce mobile apps, downloadable pieces of software available for mobile phones such as iPhone and Android. These developers code and check software applications to make sure it is in line with supervisors' specifications, as well as coordinate and oversee the work of subordinate developers. Since this industry is still growing and the mobile application sector is so young, a great deal of creativity, diversity, and innovation is possible.
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Senior Application Developer Tasks
  • Track, organize, and accurately document changes made to programming code.
  • Gather input from users and various departments to direct development and enhance final product.
  • Establish budgets and team performance benchmarks and ensure compliance with said guidelines.
  • Utilize structured programming techniques to deliver a high-quality product.
  • Lead evaluation and analysis of data related to application development in order improve performance of future versions.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Application Developer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Houston
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Charlotte
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Dallas
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Seattle
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Philadelphia
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Louisville
0%
National Average
$94,000
Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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San Diego
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Senior Application Developer Salaries

National Average
$94,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Senior Application Developer Salaries

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SQL
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C#
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
PL/SQL
0%
National Average
$94,000
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
.NET
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 95 votes.
Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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