Mid-Career Software Developer Salary

Mid-Career Software Developers take home an average $79K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Software Developers, overall income ranges from $56K near the bottom to $116K at the top; this can include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $11K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Software Developers is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$56,353 - $108,202
$56K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,809
10%
50%
90%

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$21.93 - $72.20
$22
$41
$72
MEDIAN: $41.09
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$0$115K
Salary $56,353 - $108,202
Bonus $498.89 - $14,576
Profit Sharing $202.73 - $10,342
Commission $19,750
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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$56,580 - $115,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,864
Hourly Data $0$72
Hourly Rate $21.93 - $72.20
Overtime $24.77 - $61.62
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $498.89 - $14,576
Commission $19,750
Profit Sharing $202.73 - $10,342
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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$56,580 - $115,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 279

Software Developer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer


Amazon.com Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cisco Systems Inc, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, and Microsoft Corp are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Mid-Career Software Developers. Mid-Career Software Developers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Amazon.com Inc, where the median salary comes to $141K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($74K) and those starting out ($180K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Mid-Career Software Developers will also find cushy salaries at Microsoft Corp (+$129K), Rackspace, US Inc. (+$105K), and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) (+$100K).

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $74K, $78K, and $83K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,814

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 34 percent, Mid-Career Software Developers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Software Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+31 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), Washington (+19 percent), and Columbus (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 6 percent below the national average. Workers in Denver and Los Angeles earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 1 percent.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 475 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

JavaScript
▼0%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

C++
▼1%

Linux
▼1%

▼2%


▼3%


▼4%

SQL
▼4%


C#
▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 475 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%