Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Mid-Career Software Developers pull down an average of $75K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $54K and hits $112K on the high end. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Mid-Career Software Developers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,633 - $103,400

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$20.50 - $71.64

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,633 - $103,400  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,384  
Profit Sharing
$494.91 - $9,971  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$53,617 - $111,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.50 - $71.64  
   
Overtime
$15.49 - $57.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,384  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$494.91 - $9,971  
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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$53,617 - $111,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 442
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Software Developer


Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp, Hewlett-Packard Company, Cisco Systems Inc, and TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Mid-Career Software Developers. Amazon.com Inc does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $128K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $79K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $161K.

Known for its small paychecks, Hewlett-Packard Company actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $58K — less than half of the top paying company'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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+25 percent), New York (+19 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Austin (+8 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Software Developer Salaries

Java
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Linux
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Oracle
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JavaScript
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C++
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National Average
$77,000

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 885 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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