Average Experienced Java Developer Salary

$97,356
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,300
Bonus
$3,661
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The average salary for an Experienced Java Developer is $97,356.
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$70k
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$97k
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$136k
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What Do Java Developers Do?

Java Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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What Are Popular Skills for Java Developers?

Skills in Spring and Hibernate are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, Java and Java/J2EE.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Java Developers?

An entry-level Java Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,269 based on 256 salaries. An early career Java Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,572 based on 1,184 salaries. A mid-career Java Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,729 based on 695 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,067.
Employees with Java Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (6.2% more) and Tampa, Florida (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (12.7% less), Houston, Texas (10.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,187 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Early Career
54.1%
Mid Career
31.8%
Late Career
2.4%