Average Software Developer Salary in China

CNY 187,200
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CNY 20,000
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The average salary for a Software Developer in China is CNY 187,200.
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CNY 59k
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CNY 187k
50%
CNY 368k
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MEDIAN CNY 187,200
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Salary
CNY 59k - CNY 368k
Bonus
CNY 0 - CNY 20k
Total Pay
CNY 16k - CNY 395k

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Job Description for Software Developer

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of CNY 140,000 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CNY 270,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
70.0%
Mid Career
30.0%