Java salary

dataw0lf digitalsuicide at
Thu Aug 11 09:45:54 MDT 2005

Dave Smith wrote:

> In 2003, BYU CS graduates earned an average of $48K upon graduating. I
> wish I knew the median, standard deviation, and geographies, but I don't.
> Probably at least half of the grades took jobs outside of Utah. I think
> your $45K figure is too low. I would put the average Java developer with
> 3-5 years experience at $60-70K, and $80K would be in the stratosphere.

Those figures sound about right.  $45K sounds more like a PHP
developer's salary to me.  ;)


Joshua Simpson --
Lead Network Administrator/Engineer Aero-Graphics Inc.
jsimpson at

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