Average Early-Career Software Developer Salary

$70,728
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$71k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Software Developer is $70,728

Base Salary
$51k - $99k
Bonus
$968 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$597 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$50k - $102k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
83.7%
Female
15.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 6,761 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

73%

Vision

65%

None

16%