Atlanta Software Developers pull down an average of $71K annually. Overall incomes of Software Developers in Atlanta, Ga. generally bottom out at around $54K and peak near $100K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Software Developers in Atlanta claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $71,338
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Salary
$54,891 - $94,291  
   
Bonus
$1,015 - $9,799  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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$54,498 - $100,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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$22.30 - $51.71  
   
Overtime
$69.00  
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Bonus
$1,015 - $9,799  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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$54,498 - $100,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
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Georgia:
$51,244
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Atlanta:
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$159,300
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Employees at General Motors Corporation take home the smallest paychecks, and $64K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $56K and quickly nearing the top at only $90K.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Software Developers in Atlanta with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $67K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $80K. For Software Developers in Atlanta, Ga., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $96K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $106K.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


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Python
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ASP.NET
0%

National Average
$71,000

C#
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Linux
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SQL
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C++ Programming Language
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C++
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MySQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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