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Average Application Developer with SQL Skills Salary

$68,574
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,092
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Application Developer with SQL skills is $68,574.
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$50k
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$69k
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$98k
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Application Developer are from the companies United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., U.S. Bank and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $86,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PennyMac and AT&T Inc., earning around $77,787 and $71,036, respectively. CGI Federal pays the lowest at around $57,797. Highmark, Inc. and U.S. Bank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,463 and $65,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Application Developers?

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

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 $58,399 based on 105 salaries. An early career Application Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,053 based on 686 salaries. A mid-career Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,914 based on 278 salaries. An experienced Application Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,279 based on 171 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,913.
Employees with Application Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (10.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,337 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
51.3%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
7.3%