Average Experienced Senior Application Developer Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Application Developer is $99,269.
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$79k - $124k
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$988 - $14k
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$79k - $136k

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Job Description for Senior Application Developer

Senior Application Developer Tasks
  • Utilize structured programming techniques to deliver a high-quality product.
  • Lead evaluation and analysis of data related to application development in order improve performance of future versions.
  • Establish budgets and team performance benchmarks and ensure compliance with said guidelines.
  • Track, organize, and accurately document changes made to programming code.
  • Gather input from users and various departments to direct development and enhance final product.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Application Developer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Application Developer are from the companies Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), UnitedHealth Group and U.S. Bank. Reported salaries are highest at Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) where the average pay is $108,475. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Bank, earning around $104,000. UnitedHealth Group pays the lowest at around $86,364. Sprint Nextel Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $101,862.

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Popular Skills for Senior Application Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, .NET and C# Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Application Developer

An early career Senior Application Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,117 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Senior Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,716 based on 475 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,809.
Employees with Senior Application Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.3% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.4% less), Nashville, Tennessee (0.7% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (0.5% less).

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