Salary for Software Applications Developers

Also known as:  Application Integration Engineer, Applications Developer, Computer Applications Developer, Computer Applications Engineer, Database Developer, Software Applications Architect, Software Applications Designer, Software Applications Engineer helps IT professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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A four year degree in Computer Science or a related field is almost always a requirement for application software developers. Individuals in this profession may serve supervisory functions, coordinating a team of computer programmers, technicians, software engineers, and other IT and scientific personnel. Their goal is to incorporate end-user requirements into systems by either modifying existing software or creating new software products. They may also perform routine maintenance of computer systems, and ensure that software licenses are up to date and that systems and performance requirements match. Salaries in this profession may vary depending on experience and the complexity of software development required.

A Applications Software Developer will usually earn a pay level ranging between 72000 and 108000 depending on the level of education. Software Developers, Applications will normally get a wage of Ninety One Thousand Three Hundred dollars annually.

Software Developers, Applications can obtain the highest salaries in California, where they can get pay of near $102280. People in this career group are paid at the highest average level in Manufacturing, where they receive average pay levels of $96820.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for an Applications Software Developer, please select your state.
Software Applications Developers tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $96,820
Manufacturing $95,360
Information $93,170
Wholesale Trade $91,480
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $91,310
Finance and Insurance $90,010
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $70,630
Public Administration $73,620
Educational Services $74,580
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $76,210
Health Care and Social Assistance $78,990
Other Services (except Public Administration) $83,660