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R Developer Salary in the United States 🇺🇸

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The median R developer salary in the United States is $112,562 per year or $58 per hour in 2022. The median salary is different depending on where you live and how long you have been working.

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

$112,562 / Annual

Based on 10790 salaries

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

Map of R Developer Salary by State

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

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While in Washington, developers can expect $162,840 per year, in North Dakota, it's just $70,292 per year.

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

  1. Washington - $162,840
  2. California - $151,984
  3. New York - $141,128

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

  1. North Dakota - $70,292
  2. Louisiana - $89,271
  3. South Dakota - $90,376

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 R Developer Salary by State

Salary Difference 
Based on 
1Washington$162,84045% 732 Salaries
2California$151,98435% 1175 Salaries
3New York$141,12825% 643 Salaries
4Massachusetts$141,12825% 368 Salaries
5New Hampshire$135,81521% 59 Salaries
6Colorado$134,61420% 470 Salaries
7New Jersey$130,27216% 221 Salaries
8Maryland$124,84411% 231 Salaries
9Oregon$124,30110% 274 Salaries
10Minnesota$124,30110% 330 Salaries
11Texas$123,75810% 716 Salaries
12Virginia$123,2159% 306 Salaries
13Arizona$123,2159% 201 Salaries
14Nevada$123,0129% 59 Salaries
15Illinois$121,7378% 433 Salaries
16Wisconsin$119,4166% 254 Salaries
17Utah$119,4166% 398 Salaries
18Georgia$119,4166% 272 Salaries
19District of Columbia$118,9956% 59 Salaries
20North Carolina$115,0732% 324 Salaries
21Florida$114,0591% 449 Salaries
22South Carolina$112,658-108 Salaries
23Maine$112,468-40 Salaries
24Nebraska$110,731-2% 78 Salaries
25Pennsylvania$110,460-2% 374 Salaries
26Idaho$109,645-3% 97 Salaries
27Tennessee$108,560-4% 170 Salaries
28Michigan$108,560-4% 328 Salaries
29Arkansas$108,560-4% 68 Salaries
30Alabama$108,560-4% 93 Salaries
31Connecticut$107,746-4% 87 Salaries
32Kentucky$105,202-7% 99 Salaries
33Iowa$104,217-7% 116 Salaries
34Indiana$103,132-8% 168 Salaries
35Ohio$102,046-9% 378 Salaries
36New Mexico$101,773-10% 55 Salaries
37Vermont$100,418-11% 49 Salaries
38Montana$100,418-11% 23 Salaries
39Missouri$98,789-12% 203 Salaries
40Oklahoma$97,704-13% 83 Salaries
41Kansas$94,447-16% 87 Salaries
42South Dakota$90,376-20% 32 Salaries
43Louisiana$89,271-21% 57 Salaries
44North Dakota$70,292-38% 23 Salaries

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R Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Perhaps the most significant factor that comes into play is the years of professional experience. New R developer usually earn less than experienced developers and have far fewer options than mid-level or senior developers.

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.

R 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.


So, if you are a R developer, or want to become one, your skills are in high demand and you can likely command very good salary. Keep in mind that it vary depending on location, but with a few years of experience under your belt, you will be highly employable.

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