Software Developer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

An average Software Developer in Atlanta can expect to take home roughly $68K annually. Cash earnings for Software Developers in Atlanta — including $9K in bonuses and $4K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $48K to $101K depending on individual performance. Male Atlanta Software Developers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Software Developers in Atlanta, Ga. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,617 - $91,914
(Median)
$50K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,200
10%
50%
90%

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$18.85 - $76.57
(Median)
$19
$40
$77
MEDIAN: $39.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,617 - $91,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $4,000  
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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$48,461 - $100,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 332
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$18.85 - $76.57  
   
Overtime
$44.22 - $61.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $4,000  
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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$48,461 - $100,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia

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


Software Developers in Atlanta with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $64K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $80K. Software Developers in Atlanta, Ga. see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $108K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 13%

UNIX
up arrow 8%

VB.Net
up arrow 7%


SQL
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

HTML
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

Python
up arrow 5%

up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%