Average Software Developer Salary

$73,012
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$107k

The average salary for a Software Developer is $73,012

Base Salary
$51k - $107k
Bonus
$980 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$679 - $11k
Commission
$6k - $10k
Total Pay
$50k - $111k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Software Developer

3.8 out of 5
(3,172)
Highly Satisfied
499Reviews
Based on 3,172 responses, the job of Software Developer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Software Developers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
83.8%
Female
15.5%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 9,747 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

73%

Vision

64%

None

16%