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Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Software Developers lies in the neighborhood of $74K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Mid-Career Software Developers — as high as $10K, $10K and $154K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $52K to $108K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$52,214 - $100,897
(Median)
52K
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74K
87K
100K
MEDIAN: $73,653
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$20.38 - $70.28
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$52,214 - $100,897  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,367  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $9,733  
Commission
$0.00 - $153,867  
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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$52,438 - $108,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.38 - $70.28  
   
Overtime
$15.09 - $57.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,367  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $153,867  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $9,733  
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).
)
$52,438 - $108,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 435
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Software Developer


Microsoft Corp pays the most with a median salary of $124K, though there is little variation overall ($88K to $142K).

The lowest pay by far can be found at Hewlett-Packard Company — this employer offers a median salary of $54K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Software Developers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+23 percent), New York (+22 percent), Boston (+14 percent), and Austin (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Columbus, 8 percent below the national average.

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Software Developer Salaries

Java
up arrow 4%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

PL/SQL
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

VB.Net
up arrow 11%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1046 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%