Software Development Leader Salary

A Software Development Leader earns an average salary of $98,326 per year.

$64,341 - $137,692
$64K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $97,575
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Salary
$64,341 - $137,692  
   
Bonus
$604 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$64,783 - $145,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

Pay by Experience for a Software Development Leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Development Leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Development Leader with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Software Development Leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 9 salaries. A Software Development Leader with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 11 salaries.

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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.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Development Leader Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$95,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Skills That Affect Software Development Leader Salaries

Java
▲10%

Java/J2EE
▲2%

.NET
▼0%

National Average
$95,000

Microsoft SQL Server
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 12%
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