The average salary for an Experienced Application Developer is $85,851.
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Job Description for Application Developer
Application developers help companies keep up with the latest technologies and developments on the web. As online technology becomes increasingly important, all types of businesses are seeking application developers--from banks to universities, news channels to hospitals. These applications (or apps) can be used on smartphones, computers, tablets and more. As such, application developers must be able to create, develop, manage and maintain new programs and software. These tasks require an excell…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Application Developer
The top respondents for the job title Application Developer are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), U.S. Bank and Sabra Dipping Company. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $99,526. U.S. Bank pays the lowest at around $70,000.
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Popular Skills for Application Developer
C# Programming Language
Microsoft SQL Server
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 $58,092 based on 925 salaries. An early career Application Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,540 based on 2,179 salaries. A mid-career Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,482 based on 1,014 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,056.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Application Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (15.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.6% more).
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