Software developer salaries - much higher than most other average salaries
A software developer with intermediate experience can expect to make an annual income of roughly $95k in the United States of America. According to Glassdoor, the salary range might be anywhere from $62k and $146k per year, making software developer salaries much higher than the average US salaries.
According to ZipRecruiter, the average yearly compensation for a mid-level software developer is roughly $89k/yr, which is slightly higher than the figures provided by Glassdoor. The range they've given is $34-$144k/yr, the lower limit being lower than the previous platform.
Another platform, Talent.com, claims that the income is roughly $107k per year, which, while is significantly higher than the numbers quoted by the other two platforms. The wage range for this platform is $85k-$148k/yr, which is a far more cautious range than the other two platforms.
Salaries for junior and senior software developers vary substantially across these platforms as well. A junior software developer would make an average yearly income of roughly $84k/yr, with a typical pay range of $56k-127k/yr, according to Glassdoor. According to the platform, the senior developer remuneration ranges between $85-186k per year.
On ZipRecruiter, junior and senior software developer salaries were as follows:
- Junior: $66k on average, ranging from $30k to 102k.
- Senior: $115k/yr, with a salary range of $52-168k/yr.
On the other side, here are the figures from Talent.com:
- Junior: $75k per year (range: $58k-$107k per year)
- Senior: $122k per year (range: $105-$160k per year)
Software Developer Salary By Location
Software developer salaries vary significantly from one region to the next, a trend we’ve observed across various frameworks and languages in our research. Regions like Australia, Canada, USA, have much higher salaries than those like India or Egypt.
As a company in search of software developers, it is beneficial to consider exploring talent from diverse regions before making your hiring decision.
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Software Developer Salary VS Other Technologies
Software development is a culmination of multiple languages, frameworks and libraries, and the numbers we’ve quoted above are an average of all these. So, while one could say that the number is slightly lower than Java or similar to React Native, this wouldn’t be completely accurate.