Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salary

The average Client Applications Software Developer in the United States earns approximately $75K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Client Applications Software Developers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. For the most part, Client Applications Software Developers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,071 - $95,505
(Median)
$48K
$75K
$96K
MEDIAN: $74,573
10%
50%
90%

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$17.73 - $49.32
(Median)
$18
$31
$49
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$48,071 - $95,505  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $9,890  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$50,082 - $99,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.73 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$197.27 - $9,890  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$50,082 - $99,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications

  • Identify schedule, features, and resources required.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.

Common Career Paths for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications


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Many Client Applications Software Developers move into a Senior Software Engineer role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $93K per year. When Client Applications Software Developers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Senior Business Analysts or Information Technology Project Managers. Those roles pay an additional $8K and $10K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications


Client Applications Software Developers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Oracle, C#, SQL, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Microsoft Word as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Excel and VB.Net also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know .NET are also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Client Applications Software Developers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $58K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $83K. On average, Client Applications Software Developers make $84K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $93K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 15%

SQL
up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 6%

National Average
$76,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 15%

VB.Net
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 24%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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