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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INDUSTRIES

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

Retail Trade
$134,780
Manufacturing
$122,600
Information
$119,330
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$115,820
Finance and Insurance
$114,530
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$112,840

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$82,680
Educational Services
$91,250
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$91,480
Public Administration
$91,590
Health Care and Social Assistance
$98,730
Construction
$100,410