How much does a Software Developer III make?

Updated Jun 14, 2021

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$106,689 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,074 salaries

$82K

Low

$107K

Average

$138K

High

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The national average salary for a Software Developer III is $106,689 in United States. Filter by location to see Software Developer III salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,074 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Developer III employees.

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L3
Software Developer III$106,689 /yr
L4
Leader of Software Development$91,852 /yr
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Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Software Developer III

$128,550

 /yr
Range: $93K - $169K
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$93K

$169K

$93,141 - $168,777 Range

Rackspace Technology
3.5

Rackspace Technology

Software Developer III

$112,957

 /yr
Range: $82K - $149K

$82K

$149K

$82,458 - $149,496 Range

QuEST Global
3.4

QuEST Global

Software Developer III

$126,487

 /yr
Range: $120K - $163K

$120K

$163K

$119,675 - $163,422 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Software Developer III

$89,606

 /yr
Range: $77K - $105K

$77K

$105K

$77,318 - $105,265 Range

FedEx
3.7

FedEx

Software Developer III

$91,774

 /yr
Range: $78K - $102K

$78K

$102K

$77,584 - $101,929 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Software Developer III

$110,408

 /yr
Range: $101K - $139K

$101K

$139K

$101,235 - $138,792 Range

Paycom
4.3

Paycom

Software Developer III

$105,016

 /yr
Range: $92K - $113K

$92K

$113K

$92,414 - $113,417 Range

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SAS Institute
4.1

SAS Institute

Software Developer III

$105,762

 /yr
Range: $91K - $115K

$91K

$115K

$90,509 - $114,648 Range

Paychex
3.7

Paychex

Software Developer III

$87,732

 /yr
Range: $79K - $119K

$79K

$119K

$79,077 - $119,064 Range

ABAL Technologies
4.5

ABAL Technologies

Software Developer III

$115,898

 /yr
Range: $106K - $126K

$106K

$126K

$106,376 - $126,434 Range

DXC Technology
3.3

DXC Technology

Software Developer III

$94,586

 /yr
Range: $95K - $95K

$95K

$95K

$94,586 - $94,586 Range

General Atomics
3.8

General Atomics

Software Developer III

$103,558

 /yr
Range: $93K - $117K

$93K

$117K

$93,358 - $117,162 Range

T-Mobile
4

T-Mobile

Software Developer III

$116,198

 /yr
Range: $103K - $138K

$103K

$138K

$103,002 - $138,388 Range

CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Software Developer III

$113,278

 /yr
Range: $95K - $172K

$95K

$172K

$95,023 - $172,241 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Software Developer III

$102,294

 /yr
Range: $83K - $115K

$83K

$115K

$83,022 - $115,156 Range

Vonage
3.9

Vonage

Software Developer III

$131,551

 /yr
Range: $106K - $151K

$106K

$151K

$105,922 - $150,526 Range

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
3.9

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Software Developer III

$110,629

 /yr
Range: $106K - $121K

$106K

$121K

$105,883 - $121,446 Range

Cengage
4.1

Cengage

Software Developer III

$118,438

 /yr
Range: $93K - $145K

$93K

$145K

$92,754 - $144,872 Range

Shelter Insurance Companies
4

Shelter Insurance Companies

Software Developer III - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $33 - $45

$33

$45

$33 - $45 Range

Quest Software
3.3

Quest Software

Software Developer III

$138,582

 /yr
Range: $90K - $145K

$90K

$145K

$89,781 - $145,408 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Software Developer III salaries

The average salary for a Software Developer III is $106,689 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1074 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Developer III employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Software Developer III in United States is $138,058 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Developer III in United States is $82,448 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$104,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $104,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$86,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
A Software Developer III in the Columbia, MO Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Columbia, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$148,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $148,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$94,000
per year
A Software Developer III in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $94,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$104,200
per year
A Software Developer III in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $104,200 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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