bryan.sant at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 18:33:16 MDT 2005
On 8/10/05, Sasha Pachev <sasha at asksasha.com> wrote:
> > According to the JavaPro 2002 salary survey the average Java developer
> > makes 84K. The average Java developer polled in Utah makes $82K. I
> > don't have stats for the other languages. Maybe everone else on the
> > list is making 100K and I'm an idiot.
> The number does not sound right to me. How many Java developers did they find in
> Utah? Did they have some kind of a filter on the years of experience, or a
> special set of other skills?
> I personally would expect no more than $45K here for the average guy who only
> knows Java. Especially in 2002, the job market was down.
"Our average Java programmer this year is a 36-year-old man (compared
to 33 years old last year) with at least a bachelor's degree. He's
been a professional programmer for nine years and a Java programmer
for two and a half. (Californians have been programming in Java longer
than any other demographic group, except for people with Sun
certifications.) Our typical programmer has been with his current
employer for 3–4 years."
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