Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Average Mid-Career Software Developers make around $78K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Software Developers — which occasionally include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $56K to approximately $117K. The specific employer and the particular city 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. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,964 - $108,551
$56K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,490
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$22.06 - $73.32
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$41
$73
MEDIAN: $40.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,964 - $108,551  
   
Bonus
$505 - $14,377  
Profit Sharing
$248.89 - $12,270  
Commission
$19,750  
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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$56,279 - $116,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,921
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.06 - $73.32  
   
Overtime
$24.63 - $68.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$505 - $14,377  
   
Commission
$19,750  
Profit Sharing
$248.89 - $12,270  
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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$56,279 - $116,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 293

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Amazon.com Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cisco Systems Inc, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, and Microsoft Corp are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Mid-Career Software Developers. Although Amazon.com Inc leads the field in pay with a median salary of $141K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $74K on the low end all the way up to $180K at the top. Microsoft Corp, Rackspace, US Inc., and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Software Developers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $129K, $105K, and $100K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ($74K), TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED ($78K), and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($83K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,457

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Software Developers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+31 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), Washington (+19 percent), and Columbus (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 6 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 421 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

JavaScript
▼0%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

Linux
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

C++
▼1%


▼2%


▼3%

▼3%

SQL
▼4%


C#
▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 421 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%
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