Average Software Developer Salary in Richmond, Virginia

$71,002
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$3,251
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Richmond, Virginia is $71,002.
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$55k
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$71k
90%
$96k
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$55k - $96k
Bonus
$776 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
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$54k - $96k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

Software Developer Tasks
  • 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.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Developers?

Skills in C# Programming Language, JavaScript and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java and SQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Developers?

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,904 based on 12 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,044 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,331 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,127 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (28.2% more) and New York, New York (24.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.1%
Early Career
65.7%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
6.1%