How much does a Software Development Manager make in the United States? The average Software Development Manager salary in the United States is $149,360 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $135,680 and $166,330. 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. 

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The Software Development Manager directs the work of engineers to ensure the best practices around software development. Manages and oversees the design and development of software applications. Being a Software Development Manager typically reports to a senior manager. Requires a bachelor's degree. The Software Development Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Working as a Software Development Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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