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Average Software Developer Salary in Brazil

R$59,612
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R$4,391
Bonus
R$3,200
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Brazil is R$59,612.
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R$21k
MEDIAN
R$60k
90%
R$125k
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R$21k - R$125k
Bonus
R$970 - R$15k
Profit Sharing
R$365 - R$24k
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R$22k - R$142k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

Software Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Career Paths

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Software Developer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Developers?

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, SQL, C# Programming Language and JavaScript.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Developers?

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R$25,962 based on 5 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R$40,976 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R$71,811 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R$110,500 based on 41 salaries.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in São Paulo, São Paulo earn an average of 40.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Campinas, São Paulo (21.1% more) and Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (63.8% less), Curitiba, Parana (34.1% less) and Brasília, Distrito Federal (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
22.9%