Average Software Developer Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

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The average salary for a Software Developer in Charlotte, North Carolina is $68,748.
MEDIAN $68,748
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$50k - $97k
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$49k - $99k

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Job Description for Software Developer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies Schaefer Systems International, The Vanguard Group and TIAA-CREF. Reported salaries are highest at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) where the average pay is $88,014. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include TIAA-CREF, earning around $81,497. Schaefer Systems International pays the lowest at around $63,077. The Vanguard Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,943.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

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 $59,687 based on 40 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,401 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,918 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,814 based on 21 salaries.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (30.5% more) and New York, New York (28.9% more).

Years of Experience

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