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Average Experienced Application Developer Salary

$86,891
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,904
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Application Developer is $86,891.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$87k
90%
$118k
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What Do Application Developers Do?

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 U.S. Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Sabra Dipping Company. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $92,092. U.S. Bank pays the lowest at around $65,244.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Application Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Application Developers?

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 $59,121 based on 324 salaries. An early career Application Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,064 based on 1,826 salaries. A mid-career Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,015 based on 744 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,423.
Employees with Application Developer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.4% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,109 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Early Career
58.7%
Mid Career
23.9%
Late Career
6.9%