Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Average Mid-Career Software Developers make around $75K annually. Overall cash earnings of Mid-Career Software Developers stretch from $53K near the bottom to $111K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Software Developers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$53,182 - $103,135
(Median)
$53K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,990
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$20.41 - $71.72
(Median)
$20
$40
$72
MEDIAN: $39.00
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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
$53,182 - $103,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,406  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $9,963  
Commission
$0.00 - $31,000  
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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$53,298 - $111,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,480
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.41 - $71.72  
   
Overtime
$15.20 - $57.77  
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 - $10,406  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $31,000  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $9,963  
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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$53,298 - $111,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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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 all popular places to work. For Mid-Career Software Developers, comfortable salaries can be found at Amazon.com Inc; in fact, average earnings are around $128K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($79K versus $161K) is great.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Hewlett-Packard Company — the median salary comes to just $54K, less than half of the top paying company's rate.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Mid-Career Software Developers that is 27 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Software Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+25 percent), New York (+20 percent), Boston (+13 percent), and Philadelphia (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Columbus, 8 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Software Developer Salaries

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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

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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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 921 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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