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Remote Developer Salary

$27,500 - $40,999
2% of jobs
$41,000 - $54,499
2% of jobs
$54,500 - $67,999
3% of jobs
$68,000 - $81,499
5% of jobs
$81,500 - $94,999
7% of jobs
$100,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$95,000 - $108,499
10% of jobs
The average salary is $121,262 a year
$108,500 - $121,999
12% of jobs
$122,000 - $135,499
21% of jobs
$143,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$135,500 - $148,999
20% of jobs
$157,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$149,000 - $162,499
11% of jobs
$162,500 - $176,000
2% of jobs
National Average
$27,500 $121,262 /year $176,000
$58 /hour
$2,292 - $3,417
2% of jobs
$3,417 - $4,542
2% of jobs
$4,542 - $5,667
3% of jobs
$5,667 - $6,792
5% of jobs
$6,792 - $7,917
7% of jobs
$8,333 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$7,917 - $9,042
10% of jobs
The average salary is $10,105 a month
$9,042 - $10,167
12% of jobs
$10,167 - $11,292
21% of jobs
$11,958 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$11,292 - $12,417
20% of jobs
$13,125 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$12,417 - $13,542
11% of jobs
$13,542 - $14,667
2% of jobs
National Average
$2,292 $10,105 /month $14,667
$58 /hour
$529 - $788
2% of jobs
$788 - $1,048
2% of jobs
$1,048 - $1,308
3% of jobs
$1,308 - $1,567
5% of jobs
$1,567 - $1,827
7% of jobs
$1,923 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$1,827 - $2,087
10% of jobs
The average wage is $2,331 a week
$2,087 - $2,346
12% of jobs
$2,346 - $2,606
21% of jobs
$2,759 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$2,606 - $2,865
20% of jobs
$3,028 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$2,865 - $3,125
11% of jobs
$3,125 - $3,385
2% of jobs
National Average
$529 $2,331 /week $3,385
$58 /hour
$13.22 - $19.71
2% of jobs
$19.71 - $26.20
2% of jobs
$26.20 - $32.69
3% of jobs
$32.69 - $39.18
5% of jobs
$39.18 - $45.67
7% of jobs
$48.08 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$45.67 - $52.16
10% of jobs
The average wage is $58.30 an hour
$52.16 - $58.65
12% of jobs
$58.65 - $65.14
21% of jobs
$68.99 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$65.14 - $71.63
20% of jobs
$75.72 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$71.63 - $78.12
11% of jobs
$78.12 - $84.62
2% of jobs
National Average
$13.22 $58 /hour $84.62
  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $157,500 $13,125 $3,028 $76
75th Percentile $143,500 $11,958 $2,759 $69
Average $121,262 $10,105 $2,331 $58
25th Percentile $100,000 $8,333 $1,923 $48
Remote Developer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$121,262
$10,105
$2,331
$58
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$122,925
$10,244
$2,364
$59

As of Apr 4, 2021, the average annual pay for a Remote Developer in the United States is $121,262 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $58.30 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,332/week or $10,105/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $176,000 and as low as $27,500, the majority of Remote Developer salaries currently range between $100,000 (25th percentile) to $143,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $157,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Remote Developer varies greatly (by as much as $43,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Remote Developer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Remote Developer in your area makes on average $122,925 per year, or $1,663 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $121,262. Virginia ranks number 4 out of 50 states nationwide for Remote Developer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Remote Developer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Remote Developer on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Remote Developer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Remote Developer job is above the national average. Topping the list is Richmond, CA, with Stamford, CT and Bellevue, WA close behind in the second and third positions. Bellevue, WA beats the national average by $22,891 (18.9%), and Richmond, CA furthers that trend with another $27,111 (22.4%) above the $121,262 average.

Significantly, Richmond, CA has a very active Remote Developer job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Remote Developer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 9% between Richmond, CA and Glendale, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Remote Developer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Richmond, CA$148,374$12,364$2,853$71.33
Stamford, CT$144,479$12,040$2,778$69.46
Bellevue, WA$144,154$12,013$2,772$69.30
Lakes, AK$139,097$11,591$2,675$66.87
San Francisco, CA$139,064$11,589$2,674$66.86
Palmdale, CA$137,567$11,464$2,646$66.14
Santa Clara, CA$137,045$11,420$2,635$65.89
Hartford, CT$136,776$11,398$2,630$65.76
Pasadena, CA$136,275$11,356$2,621$65.52
Glendale, CA$135,475$11,290$2,605$65.13

Top 5 Best Paying Related Remote Developer Jobs in the U.S.

We found a few related jobs that pay more than jobs in the Remote Developer category.

For example Remote Senior Software Engineer jobs pay as much as $10,613 (8.8%) more than the average Remote Developer salary of $121,262.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Remote Senior Software Engineer$131,875$10,990$2,536$63.40
Python Web Developer$123,536$10,295$2,376$59.39
Python Developer Remote$122,800$10,233$2,362$59.04
Senior C Developer$122,516$10,210$2,356$58.90
Financial Software Developer$119,954$9,996$2,307$57.67
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.
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