Average Early-Career Application Developer Salary

$64,533
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,523
Bonus
$1,956
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The average salary for an Early-Career Application Developer is $64,533.
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$48k
MEDIAN
$65k
90%
$88k
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Salary
$48k - $88k
Bonus
$505 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$506 - $10k
Total Pay
$46k - $92k

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Job Description for Application Developer

Application Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.
The top respondents for the job title Application Developer are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), AT&T Inc. and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $89,665. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AT&T Inc. and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., earning around $69,769 and $66,623, respectively. International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. pays the lowest at around $49,500. CGI Group Inc. and CGI Federal also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,808 and $59,994, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Application Developer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Application Developer

An entry-level Application Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,605 based on 394 salaries. A mid-career Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,984 based on 879 salaries. An experienced Application Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,927 based on 546 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,779.
Employees with Application Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (5.4% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (3.8% less) and Columbus, Ohio (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,047 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.2%
Mid Career
42.9%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
11.1%