Software Developer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Software Developers in Philadelphia, Pa. pull down an average of $69K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,413 - $99,147
$51K
$71K
$99K
MEDIAN: $71,267
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50%
90%

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$13.40 - $75.63
$13
$30
$76
MEDIAN: $30.09
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$0$103K
Salary $51,413 - $99,147
Bonus $303.39 - $10,504
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$50,755 - $103,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $13.40 - $75.63
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $303.39 - $10,504
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$50,755 - $103,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Software Developer

Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience.

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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.

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Software Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Philadelphia?

Software Developer in Philadelphia:
"Great food, very walkable."
Pros: Very walkable and public transportable city. Many of the good things about New York without the crowds and massive size.
Cons: Not a tech center, though they are working on it.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲39%

▲5%

National Average
$72,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

C#
▲4%

Ruby on Rails
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$72,000

Linux
▼2%

JavaScript
▼3%

C++ Programming Language
▼3%

C++
▼4%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼6%

ASP.NET Framework
▼9%

SQL
▼10%


Java
▼11%


HTML
▼14%

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 20%