Software Team Leader Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Software Team Leader is $94,328 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C, Java, Linux, and Software Architecture.
Software Team Leader Total Pay (?
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$62,782 - $125,836
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National Salary Data

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$62,782 - $125,836  
   
Bonus
$495.51 - $18,944  
Profit Sharing
$77.57 - $13,911  
Total Pay (?
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$62,333 - $136,220  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 324
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Job Description for Software Team Leader

  • Manage software release and production cycle from requirements collection to final delivery.
  • Program software and test for bugs.
  • Lead developers in creating, testing, and maintaining software.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Team Leader

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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Boston
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National Average
$98,000
Detroit
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New York
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Experience Affects Software Team Leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$98,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Software Team Leader Salaries

C
up arrow 16%
Java
up arrow 14%
Linux
up arrow 13%
Software Architecture
up arrow 12%
HTML
up arrow 8%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 6%
National Average
$98,000
Project Management
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 3%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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