Salary for Software Developers

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A Software Developer can receive salaries ranging between $65,210 - $170,100 based on the level of experience. can expect an average compensation of one hundred and fourteen thousand two hundred and seventy dollars per year.

can get the best compensation in Washington, where they receive average job salaries of close to $138,400. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Retail Trade, where they can earn wages of $134,780.

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Software Developers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Retail Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Finance and Insurance
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Educational Services
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Public Administration
Health Care and Social Assistance