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Software Development Leader Salary

A Software Development Leader earns an average salary of $97,714 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$66,716 - $134,437
(Median)
$67K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,713
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Salary
$66,716 - $134,437  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $19,933  
Profit Sharing
$4,877 - $7,563  
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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$66,953 - $145,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Software Development Leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Software Development Leader Salaries

Java
up arrow 4%

National Average
$100,000

Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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