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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salary

An average Client Applications Software Developer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $73K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 69 percent of Client Applications Software Developers are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$47,114 - $94,816
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$47K
$73K
$95K
MEDIAN: $73,013
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$15.21 - $49.32
(Median)
$15
$19
$49
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,114 - $94,816  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $9,778  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $7,122  
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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$43,391 - $98,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.07  
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
$295.90 - $9,778  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $7,122  
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).
)
$43,391 - $98,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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 often transition into Senior Software Engineer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Software Engineers earn $93K per year. A common career progression for a Client Applications Software Developer is to become a Senior Business Analyst or an Information Technology Project Manager. Compared to Client Applications Software Developers, the first group earns $12K more on average, and the second group earns $13K more.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Oracle, SQL, C#, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 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 familiar with SQL also know .NET and Project Management. Most people who know Microsoft SQL Server also know Project Management and .NET.

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

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Client Applications Software Developers. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $56K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $79K. Client Applications Software Developers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $85K. Client Applications Software Developers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $93K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%



National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

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

Oracle
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

.NET
up arrow 11%

VB.Net
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%