<strong>Mobile App</strong> Developer Hourly Rate

Mobile App Developer Hourly Rate

Benchmark your hourly rate with data from Toptal's global network of top freelance talent.

The average hourly rate for a Mobile App developer is $35-55 per hour.

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Our Range

The hourly rate range reflected in this tool is based on the amounts most freelancers with this skill might earn in the 25th to 75th percentile. This tool also reflects expected rates in the top 10% and bottom 10% as starting and ending values. Several factors can influence your expected rate, including location, experience and competency in the particular skill, track record of success, and complimentary soft skills such as clear communication and leadership ability.

Our Data

The calculator sources information from our large database of vetted freelancers. Data is regularly updated and excludes hourly rates that deviate substantially from the norm.

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Freelancing as a Mobile App Developer

With millions of mobile apps available today, mobile app development requires staying ahead of the curve and optimizing performance, battery, network, and memory management across a wide array of screen sizes, hardware specifications, and configurations. A mobile app developer is able to create software for phones, tablets, and watches, and is familiar with the newest technologies in the mobile world. Mobile app developers often work closely with designers to create the mobile user interface (UI) and achieve the best user experience (UX). Mobile app developers are not limited to developers who write native code for platforms like Android and iOS. They can also be hybrid app developers working with frameworks such as Cordova or Ionic, and JavaScript or C# developers, who use React Native and Xamarin to write mobile apps.

Mobile app development has been steadily growing in revenues and jobs created. Freelance mobile app developers around the world can earn a salary between $35-55 per hour. As the market evolves and demand for mobile app development jobs increases, the mobile app contractor hourly rate is likely to increase as well. Differences in freelance mobile app developer rates are calculated based on engagement types, such as part-time or full-time, and location, such as on-site or remote.

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How the Calculator Works

Toptal is the largest fully remote network of high-skilled freelancers in the world. We created this tool using our large, comprehensive database of vetted freelancers. Data is regularly updated and excludes hourly rates that fall in the 1-10th percentile and in the 90-100th percentile to remove outliers.

The Freelance Calculator empowers you to see how much you could earn as a freelancer, including what your hourly rate would need to be to match your current or desired salary based on the number of hours you work per week.

Calculations of weekly, monthly, and yearly salaries are determined by a one week unit of measure: hours per week multiplied by hourly rate. By default, values are 40 hours per week and the 25th percentile hourly rate. Monthly salaries are calculated as the summation of 4 weekly salaries, and yearly salaries are calculated as the summation of 52 weekly salaries.

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