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Python Developer Salary in the United States 🇺🇸

Martin Milo
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The median Python developer salary in the United States is $114,843 per year or $59 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 Python developer make in the United States?

$114,843 / Annual

Based on 5020 salaries

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

Map of Python Developer Salary by State

Developers can expect much higher salaries in California, Washington, Massachusetts.

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Tip: Hover over the state to see the annual salary

While in California, developers can expect $169,531 per year, in Connecticut, it's just $83,973 per year.

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

  1. California - $169,531
  2. Washington - $168,438
  3. Massachusetts - $147,656

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

  1. Connecticut - $83,973
  2. Missouri - $84,656
  3. Alabama - $85,996

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 Python Developer Salary by State

Salary Difference 
Based on 
1California$169,53148% 642 Salaries
2Washington$168,43847% 354 Salaries
3Massachusetts$147,65629% 220 Salaries
4New York$142,18824% 392 Salaries
5Maryland$138,90621% 151 Salaries
6Texas$131,25014% 354 Salaries
7New Jersey$131,25014% 125 Salaries
8Virginia$130,70314% 169 Salaries
9Minnesota$129,06312% 153 Salaries
10Colorado$127,96911% 200 Salaries
11Oregon$127,14811% 131 Salaries
12Illinois$125,2349% 206 Salaries
13Florida$121,6806% 163 Salaries
14New Hampshire$121,4066% 27 Salaries
15Utah$121,0135% 151 Salaries
16District of Columbia$119,8894% 34 Salaries
17North Carolina$118,1253% 159 Salaries
18Tennessee$114,844-71 Salaries
19Arizona$114,844-101 Salaries
20Iowa$110,417-4% 42 Salaries
21Wisconsin$109,375-5% 99 Salaries
22Pennsylvania$109,375-5% 181 Salaries
23New Mexico$107,242-7% 27 Salaries
24Indiana$106,230-7% 54 Salaries
25Michigan$103,906-10% 141 Salaries
26Georgia$103,906-10% 101 Salaries
27Nebraska$102,184-11% 25 Salaries
28Oklahoma$101,172-12% 27 Salaries
29South Carolina$98,643-14% 50 Salaries
30Ohio$98,438-14% 151 Salaries
31Kentucky$96,113-16% 44 Salaries
32Idaho$96,113-16% 38 Salaries
33Maine$92,066-20% 25 Salaries
34Kansas$91,055-21% 27 Salaries
35Alabama$85,996-25% 56 Salaries
36Missouri$84,656-26% 85 Salaries
37Connecticut$83,973-27% 44 Salaries

Tip: Slide right to scroll on the table.

Python Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Making money as a Python 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.

Python 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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