Software Development Manager Salary in the United States

How much does an Software Development Manager make in the United States? The average Software Development Manager salary in the United States is $142,417 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $127,078 and $162,834. 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

What is an Software Development Manager?

A lead programmer is a software engineer in charge of one or more software projects. Alternative titles include development lead, technical lead, lead software engineer, software design engineer lead (SDE lead), software development manager, software manager, or lead application developer. When primarily contributing in a high-level enterprise software design role, the title software architect (or similar) is often used....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Software Development Manager in United States. The base salary for Software Development Manager ranges from $$127,078 to $162,834 with the average base salary of $142,417. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $132,650 to $175,484 with the average total cash compensation of $151,118.

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Job Openings for Software Development Manager
DESC - Seattle , WA
The Software Development Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining CHASERS and other client information systems, and for leading the software development team. The Software Development ...
DESC - 2 days ago
Cybercoders - Seattle , WA
Software Development Lead If you are a Software Development Lead with experience, please read on ... Line manage the development efforts of a small team of full-stack and front end developers -Be ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 3 days ago
Environmental Systems Corporation - Austin , TX
The Software Development Manager manages a combined group of 12 software, QA and documentation engineers located in our Austin, TX offices. The successful candidate will: * Manage an existing team of ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Orion Solutions Group - Los Angeles , CA
They are looking for a Software Development Manager to join their team. While being in this role you will develop, maintain, and support existing order management, warehouse management, web, and ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Microsoft - Mountain View , CA
Experience working with distributed software project management tools such as those in Azure ... or Dev Lead experience * Experience with MATLAB programming * Experience working in a lab setting ...
Hirepurpose - 1 day ago
Cybercoders - Vancouver , BC
... Java. - Manage your own time while collaborating with teammates to accomplish project goals ... development practices to write well designed, maintainable, testable, scalable, and secure code. ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 7 days ago