Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lead Software Developer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$151,547 / yrTotal Pay
$130,106 / yrBase Pay
$21,442 / yrAdditional Pay

$151,547

 / yr
$63K$381K
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The estimated total pay for a Lead Software Developer is $151,547 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $130,106 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 $21,442 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 are some related job titles for Lead Software Developer?

Some related job titles are C/C++ Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $121,360, Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $136,459, Embedded Software Salaries with median pay of $115,989, Java Lead Salaries with median pay of $121,968.

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Discover
3.9

Discover

Lead Software Developer

$131,694

 /yr
Range: $110K - $141K

$110K

$141K

$110,375 - $140,518 Range

Lumen
3.3

Lumen

Lead Software Developer

$114,714

 /yr
Range: $89K - $134K

$89K

$134K

$89,082 - $133,505 Range

Meditech
2.9

Meditech

Lead Software Developer

$85,768

 /yr
Range: $74K - $101K

$74K

$101K

$74,458 - $100,580 Range

Educational Testing Service
3.5

Educational Testing Service

Lead Software Developer

$140,046

 /yr
Range: $114K - $157K

$114K

$157K

$113,987 - $156,851 Range

Kforce
4.1

Kforce

Lead Software Developer - Hourly

$74

 /hr
Range: $74 - $74

$74

$74

$74 - $74 Range

PNC Financial Services Group
3.6

PNC Financial Services Group

Lead Software Developer

$113,717

 /yr
Range: $101K - $123K

$101K

$123K

$101,136 - $123,240 Range

Amdocs
3.9

Amdocs

Lead Software Developer

$117,981

 /yr
Range: $106K - $142K

$106K

$142K

$106,432 - $142,043 Range

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Ansys
4.2

Ansys

Lead Software Developer

$131,568

 /yr
Range: $125K - $162K

$125K

$162K

$125,053 - $161,535 Range

SITA
3.9

SITA

Lead Software Developer

$123,425

 /yr
Range: $110K - $135K

$110K

$135K

$109,628 - $134,875 Range

Synechron
4.3

Synechron

Lead Software Developer

$102,886

 /yr
Range: $98K - $113K

$98K

$113K

$98,005 - $113,163 Range

Alpha Net
4.6

Alpha Net

Lead Software Developer

$132,328

 /yr
Range: $117K - $162K

$117K

$162K

$117,101 - $161,920 Range

Qwest
3.1

Qwest

Lead Software Developer

$121,920

 /yr
Range: $100K - $131K

$100K

$131K

$100,258 - $130,580 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.8

Thomson Reuters

Lead Software Developer

$124,436

 /yr
Range: $118K - $152K

$118K

$152K

$117,816 - $152,214 Range

Spectrum
3.3

Spectrum

Lead Software Developer

$148,189

 /yr
Range: $133K - $160K

$133K

$160K

$133,034 - $160,332 Range

S&P Global
4.1

S&P Global

Lead Software Developer

$150,564

 /yr
Range: $124K - $162K

$124K

$162K

$123,965 - $161,563 Range

EPAM Systems
3.9

EPAM Systems

Lead Software Developer

$111,590

 /yr
Range: $92K - $145K

$92K

$145K

$92,140 - $144,919 Range

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp
3.8

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp

Lead Software Developer

$102,954

 /yr
Range: $97K - $105K

$97K

$105K

$97,351 - $105,348 Range

MySpace
3.2

MySpace

Lead Software Developer

$159,220

 /yr
Range: $147K - $168K

$147K

$168K

$147,005 - $167,772 Range

Viker

Lead Software Developer

$118,387

 /yr
Range: $115K - $120K

$115K

$120K

$115,139 - $119,505 Range

Sabre
3.9

Sabre

Lead Software Developer

$121,294

 /yr
Range: $96K - $152K

$96K

$152K

$95,571 - $152,213 Range

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$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$190,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

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

$78,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$125,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$186,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$186,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$98,900

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$14,835/yr

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

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Software Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Software Developer is $116,867 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1001 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Software Developer in United States is $156,577 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Software Developer in United States is $87,227 per year.

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