Software Developer IV Salary in the United States

How much does a Software Developer IV make in the United States? The average Software Developer IV salary in the United States is $130,260 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $119,540 and $141,350. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Software Developer IV performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Designs and develops software applications. Being a Software Developer IV typically reports to a manager. Requires a bachelor's degree. Software Developer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. Working as a Software Developer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019

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