Experienced Software Development Manager Salary

Experienced Software Development Managers see excellent average salaries — about $124K annually. With some bonuses approaching $25K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K, overall incomes of Experienced Software Development Managers spread between $96K and $170K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$93,194 - $155,640
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$120K
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MEDIAN: $124,443
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$38.93 - $103.80
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MEDIAN: $49.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$93,194 - $155,640  
   
Bonus
$2,876 - $24,946  
Profit Sharing
$1,196 - $19,893  
Total Pay (?
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$96,007 - $170,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,033
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.93 - $103.80  
   
Overtime
$30.79 - $73.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,876 - $24,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,196 - $19,893  
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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$96,007 - $170,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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With a median salary of $151K, Amazon.com Inc offers Experienced Software Development Managers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $119K and are capped at $180K.

With a median salary of $130K, Oracle Corp. provides Experienced Software Development Managers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $175K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $131,307

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Software Development Managers, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Software Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+23 percent), New York (+18 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and Boston (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Los Angeles. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (7 percent lower) and Atlanta (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Software Development Manager

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Skills That Affect Software Development Manager Salaries

▲5%

National Average
$131,000

▼1%




▼1%

C++
▼2%

▼4%



SQL
▼6%

ASP.NET Framework
▼7%


C#
▼9%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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