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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salary

The average Client Applications Software Developer in the United States earns approximately $73K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Client Applications Software Developers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,070 - $94,950
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$95K
MEDIAN: $72,763
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$15.00 - $50.00
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,070 - $94,950  
   
Bonus
$293.61 - $9,871  
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).
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$43,830 - $98,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $50.00  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$293.61 - $9,871  
   
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).
)
$43,830 - $98,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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Client Applications Software Developers who move on to become Senior Software Engineers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Software Engineers get paid an average of $93K per year. It is quite typical for Client Applications Software Developers to transition into roles as Senior Business Analysts or Information Technology Project Managers, where reported median earnings are $12K and $14K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications


Client Applications Software Developers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Oracle, SQL, C#, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 12 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. The majority of those who know .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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $56K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $78K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $86K. Client Applications Software Developers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $94K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%



National Average
$72,000


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

Oracle
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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