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Average Java Software Developer / Programmer Salary

$74,282
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,949
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for a Java Software Developer / Programmer is $74,282.
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$49k
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$74k
90%
$111k
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$49k - $111k
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$970 - $13k
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$153 - $39k
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$47k - $118k
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What Do Java Software Developer / Programmers Do?

Java Software Developer / Programmer Tasks
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

Job Satisfaction for Java Software Developer / Programmer

3.7 out of 5
(61)
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What Are Popular Skills for Java Software Developer / Programmers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Java Software Developer / Programmers?

An entry-level Java Software Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,166 based on 72 salaries. An early career Java Software Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,501 based on 254 salaries. A mid-career Java Software Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,154 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Java Software Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,616 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,404.
Employees with Java Software Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 48.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (13.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 547 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.2%
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
12.4%
Late Career
5.5%