Java Developer Salaries - a classic high paying skill
In the United States of America, a Java developer earns about $99,048/yr on average. While this is average, the rate varies in a range of $65k/yr on the lower end to $152k/yr on the higher end according to Glassdoor. Note that these are the usual numbers for a Java developer with an intermediate amount of experience. The salaries vary greatly depending on the experience levels.
An entry level Java developer and someone who is considered as a junior dev would be able to expect a salary of $81,960/yr in the United States. On the other hand, a senior Java developer can expect a salary of around $124k/yr on average, and these can go as high as $184k.
While the above data was taken from Glassdoor, we also checked a couple of other platforms to compare Java developer salaries and apart from the intermediate level of experience, the rates were comparable. The platforms we checked, ZipRecruiter and Talent.com both stated that the average Java developer salary is higher, at $106k/yr and $117k/yr respectively.
Java Developer Salary By Location
The regional differences in salaries earned by Java developers are vast. Developed nations with a higher cost of living pay a lot more to Java developers than the developing and under-developed nations. However, this data does come with the catch that to meet the standard of living in those countries, the given salaries are about sufficient. For example, in the USA, Java developers earn an extremely high amount of $99k whereas in countries like India and Egypt, this amount is below $10k/yr.
If your company is seeking to hire Java developers, it's important to explore developers from various regions before making a final decision.
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