We Interviewed 30 App Academy Alumni: Here’s How Much Money They Make

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App Academy alumni leave our program and go on to live fulfilling careers as software engineers and web developers.

We create an annual survey* and allow graduates to — anonymously — share their salaries, bonus structures, and years on the job. This helps us paint a picture of how successful our alumni go on to be and provides data that informs larger industry-wide studies, like the average salary for a software engineer in every city.

We took 30 responses from that survey data to compile this list of App Academy graduate salaries:

*data taken from 2021 App Academy Alum Survey. Click here to see our outcomes information.

30 App Academy alumni and their salaries

Alumni 1

Base salary: $170,000

Bonuses: $3,000

Time as a software engineer: 4+ years

Alumni 2

Base salary: $97,000

Bonuses:- $0

Time as a software engineer: Under 1 year

Alumni 3

Base salary: $132,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: 1-2 years

Alumni 4

Base salary: $53,000

Bonuses: $8,000

Time as a software engineer: 1-2 years

Alumni 5

Base salary: $70,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: Under 1 year

Alumni 6

Base salary: $114,000

Bonuses: $10,000

Time as a software engineer: 2-3 years

Alumni 7

Base salary: $130,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: 1-2 years

Alumni 8

Base salary: $130,000

Bonuses: $14,000

Time as a software engineer: 3-4 years

Alumni 9

Base salary: $130,000

Bonuses: $195,000

Time as a software engineer: 2-3 years

Alumni 10

Base salary: $85,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: Under 1 year

Alumni 11

Base salary: $100,000

Bonuses: $1,000

Time as a software engineer: 1-2 years

Alumni 12

Base salary: $170,000

Bonuses: $25,000

Time as a software engineer: 4+ years

Alumni 13

Base salary: $99,840

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: Under 1 year

Alumni 14

Base salary: $145,000

Bonuses: $20,000

Time as a software engineer: 3-4 years

Alumni 15

Base salary: $92,000

Bonuses: $23,000

Time as a software engineer: 2-3 years

Alumni 16

Base salary: $144,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: 4+ years

Alumni 17

Base salary: $71,000

Bonuses: $5,000

Time as a software engineer: Less than 1 year

Alumni 18

Base salary: $192,000

Bonuses: $19,200

Time as a software engineer: 4+ years

Alumni 19

Base salary: $130,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: Less than 1 year

Alumni 20

Base salary: $165,000

Bonuses: $20,000

Time as a software engineer: 3-4 years

Alumni 21

Base salary: $80,000

Bonuses: $3,000

Time as a software engineer: Less than 1 year

Alumni 22

Base salary: $125,000

Bonuses: 0

Time as a software engineer: 2-3 years

Alumni 23

Base salary: $166,500

Bonuses: $16,000

Time as a software engineer: 4+ years

Alumni 24

Base salary: $121,818

Bonuses: $11,440

Time as a software engineer: 1-2 years

Alumni 25

Base salary: $200,000

Bonuses: $100,000

Time as a software engineer: 4+ years

Alumni 26

Base salary: $105,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: Under 1 year

Alumni 27

Base salary: $216,000

Bonuses: $50,000

Time as a software engineer: 3-4 years

Alumni 28

Base salary: $85,000

Bonuses: $0

Time as a software engineer: Less than 1 year

Alumni 29

Base salary: $140,000

Bonuses: $10,000

Time as a software engineer: 2-3 years

Alumni 30

Base salary: $180,000

Bonuses: $15,000

Time as a software engineer: 3-4 years

Become a software engineer through App Academy

Salaries like those above are not only attainable — they’re a reality for App Academy graduates around the world.

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