The average pay for a Software Development Manager is $108,252 per year.
Software Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$79,420 - $140,557
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $108,251
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Software Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$20.80 - $72.41
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,420 - $140,557  
   
Bonus
$1,489 - $19,791  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $12,983  
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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$80,809 - $150,550  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,739
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.80 - $72.41  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $72.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,489 - $19,791  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $12,983  
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).
)
$80,809 - $150,550  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,739
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Job Description for Software Development Manager
A software development manager is in charge of designing and developing software systems for medical, military, business, scientific, and general computing applications. They are also in charge of modifying existing software that may contain errors or that needs an upgrade. They analyze, store, and retrieve information that can enable them to create the best software available.
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Software Development Manager Tasks
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures and technical issues.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with writing software.
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Experience Affects Software Development Manager Salaries

National Average
$115,000

Skills That Affect Software Development Manager Salaries

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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 4%
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