Senior Java Developer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Java Developer is $95,138 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++ and C#. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Senior Java Developer Total Pay (?
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$67,128 - $121,536
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MEDIAN: $95,138
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Senior Java Developer Total Pay (?
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$39.54 - $82.33
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MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,128 - $121,536  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,753  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $10,342  
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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$69,894 - $135,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 789
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$39.54 - $82.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $85.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,753  
   
Profit Sharing
$961 - $10,342  
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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$69,894 - $135,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 789
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Job Description for Senior Java Developer
A senior java developer must be highly skilled in the Java programming language. The job generally requires at least a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field. Most of the time, a senior java developer will need at least five years of experience working with Java application development. Most employers expect the senior java developer to also have hands-on experience with other services such as Oracle, HTML, and Javascript.
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Senior Java Developer Tasks
  • 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.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.

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Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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San Francisco
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Seattle
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Charlotte
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Boston
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National Average
$99,000
St. Louis
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Pittsburgh
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Columbus
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Senior Java Developer Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Java Developer?
Senior Java Developer in Columbus:
"Java Developers Have A Great Work Environment."
Pros: Nationwide offers a great work/life balance for its IT staff, particularly in the Direct Internet application development area.
Cons: Developers are not compensated very well monetarily. Due to poor pay and competition for technical talent in Columbus Ohio, turnover is high among employees.
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Experience Affects Senior Java Developer Salaries

National Average
$99,000

Skills That Affect Senior Java Developer Salaries

C++
up arrow 35%
C#
up arrow 12%
Oracle
up arrow 8%
XML Web Services
up arrow 8%
Eclipse Java IDE
up arrow 7%
BEA WebLogic
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 5%
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
up arrow 5%
Java
up arrow 4%
J2EE
up arrow 3%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%
Spring
up arrow 1%
Hibernate
up arrow 1%
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
National Average
$99,000
.NET
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 91 votes.
Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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