The average salary for a Java Developer with J2EE skills is $77,904.
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Job Description for Java Developer
Java developers create complex web-based applications. Some examples include animated drop-down menus, images that change as a mouse moves over them, and sounds that play when clicked. Java is used extensively on e-commerce sites to collect data and validate user information. It is the job of Java developers to use this scripting language to modify the design and functionality of websites as requested by their clients. Java developers may write programs themselves or revise existing applications…Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Java Developer
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 $61,226 based on 37 salaries. An early career Java Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,196 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Java Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,215 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Java Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,587 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,329.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Java Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (14.7% more) and San Francisco, California (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.2% less).
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