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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salary

Client Applications Software Developers in the United States pull down an average of $73K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Client Applications Software Developers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 65 percent of professionals. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$46,495 - $94,735
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MEDIAN: $72,538
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$15.30 - $48.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,495 - $94,735  
   
Bonus
$446.98 - $9,753  
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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$43,818 - $98,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.14  
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
$446.98 - $9,753  
   
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).
)
$43,818 - $98,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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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For Client Applications Software Developers, career progression typically leads to a rather large increase in compensation. On average, an upper-level role like a Senior Software Engineer will earn $93K annually. Senior Business Analysts or Information Technology Project Managers are common next-step roles for Client Applications Software Developers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Senior Business Analysts is $12K higher on average, and it's $13K higher for Information Technology Project Managers.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications


Survey results suggest that Client Applications Software Developers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in C#, Oracle, ASP.NET, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Those listing Microsoft Word as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Excel and .NET also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know SQL also know Oracle, Project Management, and .NET. Most people skilled in Microsoft SQL Server are similarly competent in .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.


Client Applications Software Developers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $56K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $78K. For Client Applications Software Developers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $86K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $92K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Client Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

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

C#
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 6%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

National Average
$72,000

.NET
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%