A Software Development Leader earns an average salary of $100,160 per year.

$64,783 - $139,376
$65K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,160
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Salary
$64,783 - $139,376  
   
Bonus
$2,043 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$65,217 - $152,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Software Development Leader

Software development leaders are management-level workers that shepherd programs, applications, and updates through the programming and/or updating process. These leaders work with other teams - such as design and quality assurance - to ensure that the program or application works as intended and is completed in a timely manner. The software development leader typically creates schedules for their team and assigns team members work based on design and development templates that are conceptualized by their department in conjunction with other relevant personnel.

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Software Development Leader Tasks

  • Lead a team in the development, coding, and delivery of new software products and applications.
  • Perform product and customer research and develop improvement strategies based on findings.
  • Collaborate with team members to identify strengths and weaknesses of applications and improve upon them.
  • Evaluate functionality of products and remediate any lapse in functionality.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Development Leader

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

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Key Stats for Software Development Leader

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
044
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Software Development Leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$101,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Skills That Affect Software Development Leader Salaries

Java
up arrow 3%

National Average
$101,000

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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