A Software Development Leader earns an average salary of $97,719 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Software Development Leader Total Pay (?
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$66,655 - $146,100
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$66,655 - $146,100  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $22,301  
Profit Sharing
$5,040 - $9,000  
Total Pay (?
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$67,193 - $161,885  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Software Development Leader
  • Manage software release and production cycle from requirements collection to final delivery.
  • Program software and test for bugs.
  • Lead developers in creating, testing, and maintaining software.
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Experience Affects Software Development Leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$101,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Software Development Leader Salaries

Java
up arrow 2%
National Average
$101,000
Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%
.NET
up arrow 4%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%
C#
up arrow 14%
SQL
up arrow 15%
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Gender
Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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