Atlanta Software Developers pull down an average of $72K per year. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Software Developers in Atlanta, Ga. is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Software Developers in Atlanta (88 percent) survey respondents are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,751 - $94,644
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MEDIAN: $71,802
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$22.69 - $55.25
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$54,751 - $94,644  
   
Bonus
$994 - $9,690  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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$54,613 - $100,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 259
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Hourly Rate
$22.69 - $55.25  
   
Overtime
$69.00  
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Bonus
$994 - $9,690  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,613 - $100,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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
4.8%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer


General Motors Corporation offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $64K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $56K to $90K.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $67K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $81K. On average, Software Developers in Atlanta make $94K following one to two decades on the job. Atlanta Software Developers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $106K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%



National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Python
up arrow 12%

.NET
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 4%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$72,000

C#
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 8%

MySQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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