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Average Senior Java Developer Salary

$102,287
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,737
Bonus
$4,250
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The average salary for a Senior Java Developer is $102,287.
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$78k
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$102k
90%
$133k
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What Do Senior Java Developers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Senior Java Developer

3.7 out of 5
(104)
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The top respondents for the job title Senior Java Developer are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and Cognizant. Reported salaries are highest at Thomson Reuters where the average pay is $104,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and CGI Group Inc., earning around $104,076 and $100,000, respectively. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp pays the lowest at around $76,000. InfoSys Limited and Cognizant also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,500 and $85,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Java Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Java Developers?

An early career Senior Java Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $89,645 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Senior Java Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,575 based on 415 salaries. An experienced Senior Java Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,178 based on 629 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,798.
Employees with Senior Java Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (8.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,202 survey responses.
Early Career
4.2%
Mid Career
34.5%
Experienced
52.3%
Late Career
9.0%