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Rust Developer Salary in the United States 🇺🇸

Martin Milo
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The median Rust developer salary in the United States is $124,277 per year or $64 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 Rust developer make in the United States?

$124,277 / Annual

Based on 815 salaries

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

Map of Rust Developer Salary by State

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

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While in California, developers can expect $191,154 per year, in Ohio, it's just $93,966 per year.

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

  1. California - $191,154
  2. Washington - $190,284
  3. New York - $156,200

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

  1. Ohio - $93,966
  2. Wisconsin - $101,038
  3. Arizona - $106,090

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 Rust Developer Salary by State

Salary Difference 
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1California$191,15454% 146 Salaries
2Washington$190,28453% 85 Salaries
3New York$156,20026% 72 Salaries
4Illinois$149,03220% 37 Salaries
5Maryland$141,45414% 28 Salaries
6Virginia$136,40210% 28 Salaries
7Massachusetts$134,3818% 44 Salaries
8Texas$131,0775% 55 Salaries
9Oregon$129,3294% 26 Salaries
10Utah$124,277-30 Salaries
11Colorado$121,246-2% 49 Salaries
12Minnesota$115,184-7% 41 Salaries
13Georgia$115,184-7% 22 Salaries
14Florida$108,616-13% 22 Salaries
15North Carolina$108,111-13% 24 Salaries
16Pennsylvania$106,090-15% 35 Salaries
17Arizona$106,090-15% 22 Salaries
18Wisconsin$101,038-19% 21 Salaries
19Ohio$93,966-24% 28 Salaries

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Rust Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Making money as a Rust 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.

Rust 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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