The average salary for software developers can vary widely based on the specific roles and responsibilities of the job.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average salary for software developers is $120,990 per year ($58.17 per hour).*
The BLS reports employment of software developers is expected to rise 22% from 2020-2030, much higher than the 8% projection across all U.S. occupations.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2021. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.