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Based on 380 Jobtrees users who were a Software Developer in their career, on average, they have 1.98 years of experience and 2 jobs prior to this one. They spend 3.2 years on average in this job building experience and earn $105K per year before moving on.
12% of Jobtrees users moved to another job with this same title in their next career step. The most common career steps after Software Developer are Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer and Research Assistant. Software Engineer, the most common next career step, is a less experienced role which is common to see in career paths as titles aren't synonymous across companies (higher title doesn't always mean higher pay or larger scope) and not all job seekers are looking to increase their responsibility in their next career step. While Software Engineer is from the same job family, Developer, there are other common opportunities outside this discipline that Jobtrees users are taking as shown by Senior Software Engineer, also being a common career path to Software Developer.
If you are looking for more ideas on potential career paths from this job, you should also consider Web Developer, Teaching Assistant and Software Development Intern as they commonly lead to Software Developer as well. Find more insights below about this specific career path based on our Jobtrees users' experience.
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