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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lead Developer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$125,699 / yrTotal Pay
$110,061 / yrBase Pay
$15,638 / yrAdditional Pay

$125,699

 / yr
$74K$278K
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The estimated total pay for a Lead Developer is $125,699 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $110,061 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $15,638 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What is the total pay trajectory for Lead Software Developer?
$124,681 /yr
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$151,607 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Lead Developer?

Some related job titles are Development Manager Salaries with median pay of $105,459, Lead Java Developer Salaries with median pay of $128,800, Lead .NET Developer Salaries with median pay of $135,010, Lead Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $149,388.

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Headstrong
3.3

Headstrong

Lead Developer

$109,216

 /yr
Range: $80K - $157K

$80K

$157K

$79,692 - $156,851 Range

BNY Mellon
3.6

BNY Mellon

Lead Developer

$104,230

 /yr
Range: $78K - $129K

$78K

$129K

$78,171 - $128,652 Range

Office Depot
3.1

Office Depot

Lead Developer

$126,269

 /yr
Range: $119K - $137K

$119K

$137K

$118,714 - $137,228 Range

Epsilon
3.8

Epsilon

Lead Developer

$135,455

 /yr
Range: $112K - $164K

$112K

$164K

$112,170 - $164,390 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Lead Developer

$101,354

 /yr
Range: $91K - $132K

$91K

$132K

$90,798 - $131,548 Range

American Express
4.3

American Express

Lead Developer

$116,462

 /yr
Range: $107K - $152K

$107K

$152K

$106,991 - $151,946 Range

Countrywide Home Loans
3.2

$141,105

 /yr
Range: $128K - $162K

$128K

$162K

$127,689 - $162,194 Range

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Iris Software
4.3

Iris Software

Lead Developer

$108,319

 /yr
Range: $108K - $152K

$108K

$152K

$108,319 - $151,870 Range

TransUnion
4.1

TransUnion

Lead Developer

$120,662

 /yr
Range: $105K - $153K

$105K

$153K

$105,264 - $153,489 Range

Vitech Systems Group
3.7

Vitech Systems Group

Lead Developer

$143,776

 /yr
Range: $104K - $194K

$104K

$194K

$103,980 - $194,304 Range

Nagarro
4.2

Nagarro

Lead Developer

$98,691

 /yr
Range: $90K - $128K

$90K

$128K

$89,964 - $128,482 Range

FINRA
4.1

FINRA

Lead Developer

$155,196

 /yr
Range: $129K - $167K

$129K

$167K

$129,348 - $166,507 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

$107,166

 /yr
Range: $80K - $140K

$80K

$140K

$79,533 - $139,934 Range

Woolpert
4.0

Woolpert

Lead Developer

$125,497

 /yr
Range: $94K - $142K

$94K

$142K

$94,400 - $142,156 Range

SLK Group
3.8

SLK Group

Lead Developer

$80,724

 /yr
Range: $81K - $91K

$81K

$91K

$80,724 - $91,051 Range

Genpact
3.9

Genpact

Lead Developer

$110,939

 /yr
Range: $97K - $147K

$97K

$147K

$97,266 - $146,731 Range

The Washington Post
4.3

The Washington Post

Lead Developer

$150,199

 /yr
Range: $124K - $163K

$124K

$163K

$123,840 - $162,856 Range

athenahealth
4.1

athenahealth

Lead Developer

$173,953

 /yr
Range: $139K - $214K

$139K

$214K

$138,747 - $213,824 Range

Sears
3.4

Sears

Lead Developer

$118,644

 /yr
Range: $105K - $183K

$105K

$183K

$105,017 - $183,058 Range

Intercontinental Exchange
3.6

$152,381

 /yr
Range: $112K - $186K

$112K

$186K

$112,037 - $185,711 Range

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$155,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Stock Bonus$70,000/yr

8 days ago by a Software Developer Lead with more than 15 years of experience

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Lead Software Developer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Lead Developer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$138,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$13,800/yr

11 days ago by a Lead Developer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$165,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Lead Developer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$190,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Technical Lead - Software Developer with more than 15 years of experience

$210,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$50,000/yr

13 days ago by a IOS Lead Developer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Lead Developer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$167,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Lead Developer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Developer is $113,016 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1500 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Developer in United States is $159,066 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Developer in United States is $80,298 per year.

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