Average Software Developer Salary

$72,283
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$106k

The average salary for a Software Developer is $72,283

Base Salary
$51k - $106k
Bonus
$968 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$519 - $10k
Commission
$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$49k - $110k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

Software Developer Tasks
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
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Job Satisfaction for Software Developer

3.8 out of 5
(3,432)
Highly Satisfied
474Reviews
Based on 3,432 responses, the job of Software Developer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Software Developers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
84.5%
Female
15.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 10,747 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

73%

Vision

63%

None

16%