What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salary

The average Client Applications Software Developer in the United States earns approximately $73K per year. Experience level 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 most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Client Applications Software Developers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$47,158 - $94,682
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$95K
MEDIAN: $73,093
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.21 - $49.32
(Median)
$15
$19
$49
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,158 - $94,682  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $9,855  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $15,000  
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).
)
$43,456 - $98,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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.
)
$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.24  
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
$297.99 - $9,855  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $15,000  
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).
)
$43,456 - $98,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Client Applications Software Developers often transition into Senior Software Engineer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Software Engineers earn $93K per year. The most common next step for a Client Applications Software Developer is to become a Senior Business Analyst or an Information Technology Project Manager. The former position pays an additional $12K per year on average, and the latter position pays $13K more per year.

Programmer Analyst Job Listings

Jobs by Simply Hired
jobs by Indeed job search

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications


Survey takers working as Client Applications Software Developers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Oracle, C#, SQL, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 9 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. Most people experienced in .NET also know Microsoft SQL Server.

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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $56K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $79K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Client Applications Software Developers make a median salary of $85K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $94K.

Related Job Salaries

 
ADVERTISEMENT
United States (change)

Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$72,000


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

Oracle
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$72,000

.NET
up arrow 11%

VB.Net
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT