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RPA Developer Salary : How Much Does An RPA Developer Earn?

Last updated on May 20,2020 26.1K Views
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We live in a world where everyone has been talking about automation, and how automation will change the world. But, to automate tedious tasks, we need to design the automation first and to do that we need an RPA certified Developer. In this article, we’ll discuss the Global RPA Developer Salary and see why every enterprise needs an RPA Developer. According to, on average, an RPA Developer can expect a salary of $97,631(US).

In this article, I’ll be discussing the details of an RPA Developer Salary in the following order:Salary -RPA Developer Salary -Edureka

Who is an RPA Developer?

RPA Developers are sophisticated designers of automation tasks, with hands-on experience in the top RPA tools of the market. RPA Developers working for enterprises are responsible for problem-solving and design the automation based on the need. Once the automation is designed and rolled into the production, an RPA Developer also needs to make sure that the designed automation is achieving the desired results. So, we can conclude that an RPA Developer can be anyone who has knowledge about Robotic Process Automation and is inquisitive to automate tasks using various tools.

Let us now focus on the job trends of an RPA Developer in various geographies.

RPA Developer Job Trends

The following table illustrates the number of jobs in different locations around the Globe.

LocationNumber of Jobs
United States5520
United Kingdom512

As you can see the numbers are quite good. RPA Developer career opportunities will only shoot through the roof, both start-ups and well-established companies are offering lucrative salaries to RPA Developers.

Now, that you know the job vacancies available for an RPA Developer, let us look into the salary trends for the same. The salary can vary on the following parameters:

  • Positions-Based
  • Roles-Based
  • Company-Based
  • Geographically

Let us discuss each one of them, one by one. We will start with salary trends based on positions.

RPA Developer Salary Trends: Positions Based

According to, below are stats depicting the average RPA Developer salary for the US and India for various positions in the market.

United States
Junior Developer$61,024/yr
Business Process Analyst$73,380/yr
Senior Developer$108,325/yr
Lead Developer$130,447/yr

Developer₹10,80,600 +/yr
Junior Developer₹9,01,300 +/yr
Business Process Analyst₹7,31,700+/yr
Senior Developer₹4,44,400+/yr
Lead Developer₹5,63,600+/yr

An RPA Developer also has mainly three roles in the industry: Process Designer, Automation Architect, and Production Manager.

  • RPA-Developer-Roles-RPA-Developer-Salary-EdurekaProcess Designer – The Process Designer is responsible for understanding the current process and monitor the changes that happen after implementing the feedback during development or testing phase.
  • Automation Architect – An Automation Architect builds the RPA project using the RPA tooling to solve real-world problems.
  • Production Manager – Once the project is rolled into the production, the Production Manager ensures that the processes are being triggered and all the exceptions are handled.

Now, let us discuss the salaries based on various roles of an RPA Developer.

RPA Developer Salary: Roles-Based

As I mentioned above, an RPA Developer also has mainly three roles in the industry: Process Designer, Automation Architect, and Production Manager. So let me discuss the tentative salaries you will get based on these roles.

Process Designer
IndiaUnited States
  • For Freshers or people with experience of 0-2 years –  INR 6,00,000 to 8,00,000 per year 
  • For Senior Role having experience of 2-6 years – INR 9,00,000 to 15,00,000 per year
Average Salary Ranges from  84,000 to $ 132,000 per year.


Automation Architect
IndiaUnited States
  • For Freshers or people with experience of 0-3 years INR 10,00,000 per year
  • For Senior Role having experience of 3-9 years INR 19,55,000 per year
Average Salary Ranges from – $128,000 – $170,000 per year.


Production Manager
IndiaUnited States
  • For Freshers or people with experience of 0-4 years – INR 7,01,000 per year
  • For Senior Role having experience of 4-10 years – INR 18,00,000 per year
Average Salary ranges from – $68,000 to $125,000 per year.

Here is the list of Top 10 Reasons to learn Robotic Process Automation.

Now, let us discuss the salaries based on various companies hiring an RPA Developer.

RPA Developer Salary: Company-Based

I am listing down the salary offered to an RPA Developer by major companies who are actively hiring for the same.

Company Salary Per Annum
Automation Anywhere$57,182
Ernst and Young$97,631

As you can see, either it is start-ups or hyper-growth enterprises, all kinds of businesses are willing to spend a good amount on RPA Developers. Now, let us discuss the salary of an RPA Developer based on Geography.

RPA Developer Salary: Geographically

I am listing down the salary for the following major cities:

United States$97,631
United Kingdom£52,500

If you are someone looking to get into an interesting career, now would be the right time to up-skill and take advantage of the automation career opportunities that come your way. Also, if you to know the salary lectures through a video lecture, then refer to the following video:

RPA Developer Salary | Average Salary of a RPA Developer in India & US

This video talks about the average salary of a RPA Developer in India and US based on different factors.

Edureka has a specially curated Robotic Process Automation Training that will make you proficient in an RPA Tool- UiPath. This training will let you enhance your knowledge on RPA and will give you extensive hands-on experience in UiPath.

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