Average Entry-Level Java Developer Salary

$60,322
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,037
Bonus
$1,936
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Java Developer is $60,322.
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$42k
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$60k
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$80k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Eclipse Java IDE, JavaScript, Java/J2EE, SQL and Java.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Java Developers?

An early career Java Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,577 based on 1,154 salaries. A mid-career Java Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,729 based on 677 salaries. An experienced Java Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,356 based on 277 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 New York, New York earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.2% more) and Malvern, Pennsylvania (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.2% less), Baltimore, Maryland (7.2% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,160 survey responses.
Early Career
53.4%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
2.4%