Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Average Software Developers in Atlanta, Ga. make around $71K per year. Total cash compensation to Atlanta Software Developers ranges from $55K on the lower end to $102K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,002 - $95,890
$55K
$71K
$96K
MEDIAN: $71,485
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$18.55 - $52.84
$19
$29
$53
MEDIAN: $29.40
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,002 - $95,890  
   
Bonus
$1,029 - $9,799  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$54,591 - $101,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Hourly Rate
$18.55 - $52.84  
   
Overtime
$69.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,029 - $9,799  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$54,591 - $101,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $56K to just $90K — but General Motors Corporation offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $64K.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

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


For many Atlanta Software Developers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $67K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $80K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $98K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $106K on average.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲48%

▲38%

▲13%

National Average
$71,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


▲10%

▲6%



ASP.NET
▼0%

Python
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

C#
▼1%

▼1%

▼3%

Linux
▼3%

C++ Programming Language
▼4%

SQL
▼5%

C++
▼8%

MySQL
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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