July 2022 Ruby Programmer Salary Report

Matthew • August 9, 2022

Graph of median Ruby programmer salary range for July 2022

Howdy, Friends! This is our inaugural Ruby Programmer salary report. If you're looking for info on Ruby salaries (and Ruby on Rails salaries), I hope you'll find this informative.

A bit on the methodology. We take a snapshot of the job postings that list salary data daily. From that data, we calculate the mean, median, and so on.

Please keep in mind that this Ruby salary data is for the United States and Canada. All salaries are stated in $USD.

Not all job postings on Rub Job Board include salary data (at this time.)

July 2022 median Ruby programmer salaries

Median Ruby Developer Salary Range of Job Postings on Ruby Job Board during July 2022

In July 2022, the median Ruby salary was $115k to $160k. After a slight dip mid-month, Ruby salaries ended the month between $120k and $160k. So, things seem to be remaining flat.

Compared with 2022 Stack Overflow Developer Survery

Maximum, Minimum, Median, and Ruby Worldwide Salaries as Reported in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey Between 2017 and 2022

This is higher than the range we saw in the 2022 Stack Overflow Developer Survey. In our summary of that data, you can see that the median Ruby salary was coming in at around $90k. Again, the Stack Overflow data is worldwide, while the Ruby Job Board data is for the US and Canada only. So, it's unsurprising to see it tracking lower.

Going forward

I'm going to post this once a month. Future editions will probably contain some month-over-month comparisons and, ideally, some longer-term trends. I'm also hoping to provide some additional breakouts.

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Matthew Bellantoni is a seasoned technology manager experienced growing teams from 0 people to under 100 people, from $0 to $100M in revenue, at companies in SaaS, eCommerce, marketplace, and enterprise software. His time has typically been at fast-growing VC-backed companies, mainly using Ruby on Rails, where he's been senior management usually reporting to the CEO. (He's also written a Ruby on Rails gem with over a million downloads.) You can contact him at matthew@rubyjobboard.com or at @mjbellantoni.