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2014 Developer Salary Survey

, May 13, 2014 Our survey of more than 2,200 U.S. developers shows salaries in a well-paid field are nudging up as the economy picks up steam.
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Staff (that is, developers) in the West and Mountain time zones enjoyed the biggest increases, while the rest of the country saw base compensation remain comparatively flat. To my eye, the jump in the Mountain time zone's figure is as peculiar as the regions' previous years of inconsistent results: notably the declines in 2011 and 2013 when the rest of the country was seeing increases. I suspect this is the result of a low sample base, but not low enough to trigger a warning from the statisticians who analyzed the survey results.






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