Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Mid-Career Software Developers take home approximately $78K per year on average. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Software Developers — which occasionally include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $13K from profit sharing — stretch from around $56K to approximately $117K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Software Developers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$55,909 - $109,082
$56K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,483
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$22.18 - $72.67
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MEDIAN: $40.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,909 - $109,082  
   
Bonus
$510 - $14,433  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $13,086  
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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$55,985 - $116,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,793
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.18 - $72.67  
   
Overtime
$23.91 - $65.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$510 - $14,433  
   
Commission
$19,750  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $13,086  
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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$55,985 - $116,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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Mid-Career Software Developers fill the offices of leading firms Amazon.com Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cisco Systems Inc, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, and Microsoft Corp. 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. Mid-Career Software Developers will also find cushy salaries at Microsoft Corp (+$129K), Rackspace, US Inc. (+$105K), and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) (+$100K).

Workers at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $74K, $78K, and $83K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,513

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Software Developers, 34 percent higher than 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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 379 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
$81,000

C++
▼1%


▼2%


▼3%

▼4%

SQL
▼4%


C#
▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 379 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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