$99,697
Avg. Salary
$62.11
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,485

Bonus

$3,966

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Java Developer is $62.11 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Java Developer is $99,697 per year.

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$43.29
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MEDIAN $99,697
$74,863 - $130,358
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$0$145K
Salary $74,863 - $130,358
Bonus $979 - $16,309
Profit Sharing $49.32 - $19,797
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$76,927 - $145,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,528
Hourly Data $0$84
Hourly Rate $43.29 - $84.38
Overtime $39.13 - $82.68
Annual Data $0$145K
Bonus $979 - $16,309
Profit Sharing $49.32 - $19,797
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$76,927 - $145,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 325

Job Description

A senior java developer must be highly skilled in the Java programming language. The job generally requires at least a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field. Most of the time, a senior java developer will need at least five years of experience working with Java application development. Most employers expect the senior java developer to also have hands-on experience with other services such as Oracle, HTML, and Javascript.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Syntel, Inc., TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, Capital One Financial Corp, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are top-notch employers for Senior Java Developers in this area. The biggest paychecks can be found at Capital One Financial Corp — the median salary there is $107K.

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Popular Skills


Senior Java Developers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Apache Struts, RESTful Web Services, Oracle, and XML Web Services are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like JavaServer Pages. Those familiar with Java/J2EE also tend to know Java and Hibernate.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Senior Java Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Java Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Java Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 647 salaries. An experienced Senior Java Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 605 salaries. A Senior Java Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,909

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Senior Java Developers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Senior Java Developers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+17 percent), Denver (+13 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), and New York (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Columbus is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Boston (7 percent less) and Dallas (4 percent less).

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Java Developer?

Senior Java Developer in Cleveland:
"It's not bad."
Pros: There are a lot of jobs available for experienced developers. Commute time isn't bad and cost of living is low.
Cons: Pay isn't as high as larger tech markets.

Senior Java Developer in Plano:
"Interpersonal Skills are more important."
Learn soft skills as much as you can. It is more likely that employer keep polite and friendly person with lack of tech skills rather than super star with lack of personality.

Senior Java Developer in Coconut Creek:
"Become not only technically better, but also a better leader."
Keep honing your technical skills and try to become the go-to guy for technical expertise, but in order to advance your career, you also need to become a leader of men. For the step in your career, whatever this may be ( technical lead, systems architect, Development/ITManager, etc), you are going to have to lead a group of people to success. May that become your next challenge.

Senior Java Developer in Columbus:
"Java Developers Have A Great Work Environment."
Pros: Nationwide offers a great work/life balance for its IT staff, particularly in the Direct Internet application development area.
Cons: Developers are not compensated very well monetarily. Due to poor pay and competition for technical talent in Columbus Ohio, turnover is high among employees.

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Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

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based on 165 votes.
Less than 1 year
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1-4 years
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5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
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How Experience Affects Salaries

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XML
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%