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Senior Lead Developer Salary

$102,500 - $106,999
1% of jobs
$107,000 - $111,499
5% of jobs
$111,500 - $115,999
13% of jobs
$117,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$116,000 - $120,499
14% of jobs
$120,500 - $124,999
5% of jobs
$125,000 - $129,499
6% of jobs
The average salary is $132,227 a year
$129,500 - $133,999
8% of jobs
$134,000 - $138,499
7% of jobs
$138,500 - $142,999
4% of jobs
$145,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$143,000 - $147,499
15% of jobs
$150,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$147,500 - $152,000
16% of jobs
National Average
$102,500 $132,227 /year $152,000
$64 /hour
$8,542 - $8,917
1% of jobs
$8,917 - $9,292
5% of jobs
$9,292 - $9,667
13% of jobs
$9,791 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$9,667 - $10,042
14% of jobs
$10,042 - $10,417
5% of jobs
$10,417 - $10,792
6% of jobs
The average salary is $11,018 a month
$10,792 - $11,167
8% of jobs
$11,167 - $11,542
7% of jobs
$11,542 - $11,917
4% of jobs
$12,125 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$11,917 - $12,292
15% of jobs
$12,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$12,292 - $12,667
16% of jobs
National Average
$8,542 $11,018 /month $12,667
$64 /hour
$1,971 - $2,058
1% of jobs
$2,058 - $2,144
5% of jobs
$2,144 - $2,231
13% of jobs
$2,259 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$2,231 - $2,317
14% of jobs
$2,317 - $2,404
5% of jobs
$2,404 - $2,490
6% of jobs
The average wage is $2,542 a week
$2,490 - $2,577
8% of jobs
$2,577 - $2,663
7% of jobs
$2,663 - $2,750
4% of jobs
$2,798 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$2,750 - $2,837
15% of jobs
$2,884 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$2,837 - $2,923
16% of jobs
National Average
$1,971 $2,542 /week $2,923
$64 /hour
$49.28 - $51.44
1% of jobs
$51.44 - $53.61
5% of jobs
$53.61 - $55.77
13% of jobs
$56.49 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$55.77 - $57.93
14% of jobs
$57.93 - $60.10
5% of jobs
$60.10 - $62.26
6% of jobs
The average wage is $63.57 an hour
$62.26 - $64.42
8% of jobs
$64.42 - $66.59
7% of jobs
$66.59 - $68.75
4% of jobs
$69.95 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$68.75 - $70.91
15% of jobs
$72.12 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$70.91 - $73.08
16% of jobs
National Average
$49.28 $64 /hour $73.08
  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $150,000 $12,500 $2,884 $72
75th Percentile $145,500 $12,125 $2,798 $70
Average $132,227 $11,018 $2,542 $64
25th Percentile $117,500 $9,791 $2,259 $56
Senior Lead Developer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$132,227
$11,018
$2,542
$64
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$134,041
$11,170
$2,578
$64

How much does a Senior Lead Developer make?

As of Jan 13, 2022, the average annual pay for a Senior Lead Developer in the United States is $132,227 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $63.57 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,543/week or $11,019/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $152,000 and as low as $102,500, the majority of Senior Lead Developer salaries currently range between $117,500 (25th percentile) to $145,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $150,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Senior Lead Developer varies little (about $28,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Senior Lead Developer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Senior Lead Developer in your area makes on average $134,041 per year, or $1,814 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $132,227. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Senior Lead Developer salaries.

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

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

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Senior Lead Developer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Senior Lead Developer job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $15,161 (11.5%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $22,098 (16.7%) above the $132,227 average.

Significantly, New York City, NY has a very active Senior Lead 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 Senior Lead Developer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Richmond, 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 Senior Lead Developer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$154,325$12,860$2,968$74.19
San Mateo, CA$152,288$12,691$2,929$73.22
Boston, MA$147,388$12,282$2,834$70.86
Juneau, AK$147,371$12,281$2,834$70.85
Berkeley, CA$146,357$12,196$2,815$70.36
Daly City, CA$145,944$12,162$2,807$70.17
Santa Monica, CA$145,676$12,140$2,801$70.04
Quincy, MA$145,072$12,089$2,790$69.75
Renton, WA$144,996$12,083$2,788$69.71
Richmond, CA$143,714$11,976$2,764$69.09
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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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