Average Software Developer Salary

$19,810
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,017
Bonus
$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Developer is $19,810.
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MEDIAN $19,810
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Salary
$12k - $36k
Bonus
$304 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$300 - $3k
Total Pay
$12k - $47k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

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 $14,597 based on 17 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17,187 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25,983 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31,289 based on 15 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
53.7%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
12.2%