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With working remotely or from home quickly becoming the new norm, the possibility of landing a job with a company outside your geographic area is more realistic than ever before.

For those who’ve always wanted to work for a top tech company in a Java Developer role, but don’t live in Silicon Valley, now is the perfect time to start applying for remote Java positions..

Here’s what you need to know to get started with your search for a remote Java Developer job.

Finding Remote Java Developer Jobs

While the salary range for remote Java Developer jobs can vary greatly, the average national salary for a remote Java Developer is just over $79,000, according to Glassdoor. 

To give you a better idea of the remote Java Developer jobs out there, we reviewed three popular job search websites to see what was available as of December 2020. 


On Glassdoor, there were approximately 200 remote Java Developer jobs posted ranging from entry level to senior management positions. The salary range of the remote Java Developer jobs posted runs from $33,000 to $201,000 and these are mainly full-time, permanent positions.

Job titles currently posted include: Java Developer, Software Developer, Open Source Developer, Flutter Developer and Automation Developer. 


The popular job site Indeed showed there are nearly 700 full time remote Java Developer jobs currently available. With a salary range of $37,000 to $213,000 there were positions at all levels, from entry to senior level positions.

Job titles currently posted include: Java Developer, Senior Java Developer, Full Stack Engineer, UX Developer and Software Engineer.


While not exclusively a job search website, nearly 500 remote Java Developer jobs were posted on LinkedIn in the past month. Roles range from entry level to executive, but it’s notable that on LinkedIn over half the jobs posted are for mid to senior level roles. These jobs are also a mix of full-time and contract positions with salaries ranging from $40,000 to over $120,000. 

Jobs titles currently posted include: Server Engineer, Java Software Engineer, Full Stack Engineer and Cloud Engineer.

Remote Java Developer Jobs Require the Right Skills

Like any other job search, those looking for remote Java Developer jobs should cast their net wide and use a variety of job search sites. With more companies transitioning to permanent work from home for their workforce, finding remote Java Developer jobs with companies you’ve always wanted to work for is more attainable than ever before. 

Interested in securing the remote Java Developer job of your dreams?

First, you need the right skills.

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