Developer salary in the United States

Average salary
$76,500/yr
Based on 4,742 income tax records
$29,000
$164,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$29,000
$164,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Developers make?
The average total salary for a Developer is $76,500 per year. This is based on data from 4,742 TurboTax users who reported their job as Developer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Developer salary can vary between $29,000 to $164,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Developer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
36 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$76K – $145K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
89 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$85K – $144K
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Provo Metro Area, UT
28 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$70K – $120K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
158 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$72K – $124K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
12 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$73K – $125K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
86 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$71K – $110K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
20 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$64K – $96K
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New York Metro Area, NY
275 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$67K – $122K
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Boulder Metro Area, CO
15 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$82K – $111K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
48 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$51K – $104K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
48 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$74K – $110K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
125 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$63K – $107K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
113 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$65K – $114K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
114 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$69K – $99K
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Greenville Metro Area, SC
10 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$66K – $102K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
92 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$70K – $102K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
198 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$67K – $109K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
166 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$65K – $106K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
64 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$64K – $107K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
98 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$66K – $95K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
60 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$58K – $105K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
40 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$63K – $95K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
184 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$63K – $97K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
26 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$56K – $93K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
116 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$58K – $101K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
232 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$59K – $101K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
83 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$57K – $93K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
47 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$58K – $93K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
30 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$61K – $89K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
64 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$60K – $91K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
39 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$61K – $86K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
74 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$55K – $90K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
118 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$58K – $99K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
52 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$59K – $89K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
41 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$59K – $87K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
43 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$57K – $93K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
64 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$51K – $81K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
101 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$58K – $87K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
22 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$60K – $99K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
24 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$52K – $79K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
54 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$57K – $87K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
76 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$55K – $85K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
27 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$58K – $77K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
36 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$57K – $81K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
38 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$52K – $87K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
45 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$53K – $86K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
27 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$53K – $80K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
36 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$51K – $80K
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Des Moines Metro Area, IA
26 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$47K – $74K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
35 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$48K – $79K

Developer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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The Vanguard Group, Chester County, PA
15 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$81K – $101K
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Tata Consultancy Services, Dallas County, TX
10 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$65K – $76K

How much do similar occupations make?

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Web Developer
11,346 income tax records
$68,500/yr
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Application Developer
2,026 income tax records
$76,500/yr
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47,226 income tax records
$86,000/yr
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Product Developer
619 income tax records
$66,500/yr

Developer demographics in United States

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60% are single
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40% are married
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30% have kids
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42% own a home

Developer salaries by age in United States

$0
$24,250
$48,500
$72,750
$97,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Developers in United States

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The average salary for a developer in the United States is $76,500 per year. Developer salaries in the United States can vary between $29,000 to $164,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,742 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as developer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for developers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($113,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($111,000 a year), and Provo Metro Area, UT ($98,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.