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Go Developer Salary in the United States 🇺🇸

Martin Milo
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The median Go developer salary in the United States is $136,437 per year or $70 per hour in 2022. The median salary is influenced by many factors. Location and years of work experience are two important factors. For example, if you live in a expensive city, you will likely earn a higher salary than someone who lives in a less expensive city. Additionally, the more years of work experience you have, the more money you are likely to make.

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How much does a Go developer make in the United States?

$136,437 / Annual

Based on 1222 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link -

Map of Go Developer Salary by State

Developers can expect much higher salaries in Washington, California, New Jersey.

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Tip: Hover over the state to see the annual salary

While in Washington, developers can expect $200,179 per year, in Georgia, it's just $88,197 per year.

3 States with the Highest Go Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Washington - $200,179
  2. California - $179,107
  3. New Jersey - $170,547

3 States with the Lowest Go Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Georgia - $88,197
  2. Ohio - $97,455
  3. Pennsylvania - $107,201

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available states below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your state on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of Go Developer Salary by State

Salary Difference 
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1Washington$200,17947% 114 Salaries
2California$179,10731% 218 Salaries
3New Jersey$170,54725% 30 Salaries
4New York$158,03616% 125 Salaries
5Colorado$157,50915% 66 Salaries
6Minnesota$146,1837% 55 Salaries
7Illinois$141,3104% 53 Salaries
8Texas$136,964-92 Salaries
9Florida$136,964-68 Salaries
10Utah$136,438-42 Salaries
11Maryland$136,438-26 Salaries
12Oregon$131,565-4% 45 Salaries
13Massachusetts$127,667-6% 53 Salaries
14Virginia$126,692-7% 57 Salaries
15Wisconsin$124,256-9% 24 Salaries
16North Carolina$114,997-16% 43 Salaries
17Pennsylvania$107,201-21% 45 Salaries
18Ohio$97,455-29% 38 Salaries
19Georgia$88,197-35% 28 Salaries

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Go Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Making money as a Go developer is often based on how long you have been working as a developer. People who have been working as developers for a while usually make more money than people who are just starting out.

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows years of professional coding experience. A newbie is a developer who just got into the industry or someone with less than one year of experience.

Go Developer Salary by Size of Company

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows the company size in terms of the number of employees. A freelancer does not necessarily represent a company; it may also be a sole proprietor or contractor.


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