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Average salary for Software Developers


Top Software Developer Salaries - By  Title

 

Title Average Salary Salary Comparison

Manager

$87,000 

Researcher

$85,000 

CTO

$80,000 

Senior Developer

$69,000 

Developer

$48,000 

IT Analyst

$42,000 


The highest paid Software Developers are Managers at $87,000 annually. The lowest paid Software Developers are Designers at $32,000.

 


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Top Software Developer Salaries - By  Location

 

Location Average Salary Salary Comparison

China

$197,000 

Switzerland

$110,000 

Denmark

$86,000 

Israel

$85,000 

South Africa

$84,000 

Australia

$79,000 


Most Software Developers using Emolument work in Malta for an average salary of $197,000. The best paid Software Developers work in China for an average salary of $197,000.

 


Top Software Developer Salaries - By  Sectors

 

Sectors Average Salary Salary Comparison

Research Firms, Data Vendors & Rating Agencies

$96,000 

Hedge Funds / Private Equity/ Venture Capital

$91,000 

Online Video & Entertainment

$87,000 

Corporate, Investment Banking & Markets

$86,000 

Hardware

$84,000 

Medical Technology

$82,000 


The most represented industry for Software Developers on Emolument is Machine Tools & Manufacturing. Software Developers in that industry earn an average salary of $74,000. The highest paying sector for Software Developers is Research Firms, Data Vendors & Rating Agencies, with an average salary of $96,000.

 


Top Software Developer Salaries - By  Specialization

 

Specialization Average Salary Salary Comparison

Scala

$84,000 

Python

$71,000 

C++

$70,000 

Perl

$69,000 

Ruby

$67,000 

Oracle

$64,000 


The highest paid Software Developers are Scala professionals at $84,000 annually. The lowest paid Software Developers are Mainframe professionals at $24,000.

 






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