Kotlin is a statically typed programming language that is developed by JetBrains.
First and foremost Kotlin is used in Android development. Since Android was stuck on Java 7 for quite some time, android development companies switched to Kotlin for most of their needs.
Kotlin salary obviously differs from company to company – but there are general trends we can observe.
If you wish to hire Kotlin developers and need to get an approximate idea of the budget of your business, or you are Java developer looking for a job and considering Kotlin for salary benefits – read on.
Kotlin salary data fo Q1 2020:
Kotlin salary in the USA:
According to ZipRecruiter, 44% of all Kotlin-related job listings’ salary spans from $9792 to $11792 per month.
Payscale prices Kotlin developers a bit lower – at $8250 per month.
Glassdoor indicates that Kotlin salary in the US ranges from $10333 per month to $15000 per month – according to the job postings they host.
Neuvoo sets median Kotlin salary at $10625.
Kotlin salary in the UK:
Jobsite lists average Kotlin salary at 5833 per month.
Indeed lists average Kotlin salaries for London at roughly the same level.
IT Jobs Watch states that 90% of all Kotlin salaries average at £10520 per month
Kotlin salary in Australia:
Australian Kotlin developers get an average salary of AU$6750, according to Payscale.
Australian section of Indeed has data on Android development in general – $10226
Seek lists most Kotlin jobs with the salary of $8333.
What about Kotlin salaries in typical outsourcing countries?
Payscale lists average Kotlin salary for India at ₹36620 ($513) per month.
Same site has data for Belarus – and the average salaries are at BYN 2000 ($1000) per month.
So what salary can you expect as a Kotlin developer?
The answer is – it depends on:
- your experience and seniority level
- your location
- the type of company you will work for
- the amount of funding your company has
One thing is certain though: most Kotlin jobs are relatively well-paying. The salaries can be really competitive, considering that Android app development is usually a highly profitable business.