Average Experienced Application Developer Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Application Developer is $85,851.
MEDIAN $85,851
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$61k - $114k
$650 - $13k
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$0 - $15k
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$62k - $123k

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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.

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Application Developer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Application Developer
Software Developer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Application Developer

Skills in .NET and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft SQL Server, 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 $58,092 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.
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).

Years of Experience

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