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Software Developer Salary

$105,971 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$4,737

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Software Developer is $105,971 a year and $51 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Software Developer is between $74,063 and $131,632. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Software Developer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Develops, plans and analyzes, designs products, and programs computer software that requires extensive research.
  • Utilizes advance knowledge in the field of computer science or software engineering along with advanced knowledge of software development and methodologies.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Software Developer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Software Developers, Systems Software

Job family population: 405,330

Estimated population of Software Developer jobs: 370,917

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$122,850
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Software Developer Job Listings for United States

Software Developer
Dec 13
Mitchell, SD, USA
Resolve
Job Description We are seeking applications for a Software Developer to join our industry-leading team. You will be working alongside a group of passionate, innovative employees in our Columbia ...
Software Developer
Dec 13
Huntington Beach, California, USA
Monster
Software Developer, Orange County, CA If you are a Software Developer with 3+ years of experience in front-end UI development with ExtJS and Sencha command-line tools and located in Orange County CA ...
Sr Software Engineer (Full Stack, Front-End or Back-End Developer)
Dec 13
Salem, United States
Everest Consultants, Inc.
This is a rare opportunity for someone with backend or frontend development to be trained on the one you don't know so you'll become a full-stack developer. * As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll ...
Software Developer
Dec 12
Mountain View, CA, USA
Advantage Resourcing
Software Developer Location: Mountain View, CA 94043 Duration: 12 months contract Position Description Develop software to collect sensor data for signal processing and/or machine learning ...
Software Developer (GSPS)
Dec 13
Bellevue, Nebraska, USA
TEKsystems, Inc.
The software engineering position is an operational & maintenance support role for USSTRATCOM. Responsibilities require the ability to recognize software problems, develop creative solutions for ...

The average pay for a Software Developer is $105,971 a year and $51 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Software Developer is between $74,063 and $131,632. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Software Developer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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