Software Development Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Software Development Manager is $110,042 per year.
Software Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$80,186 - $142,826
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $110,042
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Software Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$20.00 - $73.70
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$80,186 - $142,826  
   
Bonus
$1,481 - $19,972  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $12,218  
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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$81,569 - $153,088  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $73.70  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,481 - $19,972  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $12,218  
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).
)
$81,569 - $153,088  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,623
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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$116,000
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Experience Affects Software Development Manager Salaries

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$116,000

Skills That Affect Software Development Manager Salaries

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 4%
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