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How much does a Software Developer I make in the United States? The average Software Developer I salary in the United States is $78,690 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $72,090 and $86,490. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Software Developer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Software Developer I Salary $66,081 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Software Developer I Salary $72,090 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Software Developer I Salary $78,690 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Software Developer I Salary $86,490 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Software Developer I Salary $93,591 US April 24, 2024
25% $72,090 10% $66,081 90% $93,591 75% $86,490 $78,690 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Software Developer I performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Designs and develops software applications. Being a Software Developer I typically reports to a manager. Requires a bachelor's degree. Being a Software Developer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Software Developer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Software Developer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Intermediate Software Engineer

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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