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Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Average Mid-Career Software Developers make around $75K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Software Developers, total cash compensation can vary between $53K and $110K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $10K, respectively. 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 reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$52,803 - $102,482
(Median)
$53K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,669
10%
50%
90%

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$20.30 - $70.24
(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
$52,803 - $102,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,371  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,856  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,462  
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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$52,911 - $110,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,421
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.30 - $70.24  
   
Overtime
$15.20 - $56.57  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,371  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,462  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,856  
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).
)
$52,911 - $110,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 437

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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).

Hewlett-Packard Company offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary less than half of the top paying employer's rate ($54K).

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Mid-Career Software Developers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Software Developers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+24 percent), New York (+20 percent), Boston (+13 percent), and Austin (+9 percent). Columbus is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Software Developer Salaries

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Oracle
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UNIX
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JavaScript
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C++
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National Average
$76,000

C#
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.NET
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ASP.NET
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HTML
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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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 969 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%
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