Software Development Leader Salary

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

$64,111 - $138,091
$64K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,326
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$64,111 - $138,091  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$64,564 - $146,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Software Development Leader Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Skills That Affect Software Development Leader Salaries

Java
▲7%

Java/J2EE
▼0%

National Average
$97,000

.NET
▼2%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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