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Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Software Developers lies in the neighborhood of $75K per year. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Software Developers varies from around $53K to approximately $110K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $10K, respectively. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,673 - $101,971
(Median)
$53K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,524
10%
50%
90%

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$20.16 - $70.30
(Median)
$20
$39
$70
MEDIAN: $39.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,673 - $101,971  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,336  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $9,819  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,000  
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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$52,832 - $109,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,385
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.16 - $70.30  
   
Overtime
$15.30 - $55.89  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,336  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,000  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $9,819  
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).
)
$52,832 - $109,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 436

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Software Developer


Although the highest salaries can be found at Microsoft Corp where median pay is $125K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $88K and $142K.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Hewlett-Packard Company, where the median salary is just $54K — less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Software Developers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+23 percent), New York (+20 percent), Boston (+13 percent), and Austin (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Columbus.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Software Developer Salaries

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JavaScript
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Oracle
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C++
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National Average
$76,000

PL/SQL
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C#
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.NET
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ASP.NET
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HTML
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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SQL
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VB.Net
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 991 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

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