Software Development Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Software Development Manager make at companies like in the United States? The average salary for Software Development Manager at companies like in the United States is $146,866 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $133,256 and $164,295. 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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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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Arthur Lawrence - Annandale, VA

Software Development Manager

Somerset Global Solutions - Arlington, VA

$133,256 Low Average $146,866 High $164,295

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for Software Development Manager in companies like in the United States. The base salary for Software Development Manager in companies like range from $133,256 to $164,295 with the average base salary of $146,866. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $140,870 to $179,463 with the average total cash compensation of $157,765.
Job Openings for Software Development Manager
BOEING - Fairfax , VA
The Boeing Company is seeking a talented, motivated, and software manager to lead one of our talented development teams. In this position you will design and build Signals Intelligence (SIGINT ...
Boeing - 72 days ago
Capital One - Richmond , VA
Risk Management is the next frontier where you'll create solutions that apply proactive and real ... At least 7 years experience in software development and data engineering * At least 4 years ...
Capital One - 45 days ago
L3Harris Technologies - Chantilly , VA
The Senior Software Engineer participates in a development team that uses agile methodologies ... development * Experience with PostgreSQL or similar Relational Database Management System (RDBMS
Harris Corporation - 13 days ago
Looking to hire a savvy Software Engineer that has the ability to manage a team of only 3 - 4 ... You oversee the operations and organizational design of one of the Application Development teams ... - 14 days ago
Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington , VA
Establishing and maintaining industry best practices for all areas of software development and ... Managing daily operations and support; providing prompt resolution of all user issues affecting ...
The Washington Post - 17 days ago
Maxar Technologies - Hampton , VA
... senior management to find solutions for customers. Experience with automated testing tools. Experience across numerous engineering disciplines. Experience performing software development for ... - Today

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