Java salary

Kimball Larsen kimball at
Wed Aug 10 18:31:33 MDT 2005

On Aug 10, 2005, at 6:09 PM, Sasha Pachev 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.

I better go run to my boss and tell him just how underpaid I am then.

> Brian:
> 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.

This is more in line with what I would expect as well...

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