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What is the cost to hire an app programmer?

When you hire app developers, the cost can vary quite a bit, depending on what you want. Is it a permanent hire or a freelancer? What level of experience do you need, a junior developer working under supervision, or a senior developer supervising your project? As a general number, some sources cite the average wage for an app developer in Canada at $80,000 per year.

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Where can I find freelance mobile app developers?

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Any advice on how to hire an app developer?

  1. Know exactly what you need.
  2. Decide if you have the ability to hire, or if you need help.
  3. Do a quick screening interview.
  4. Test the candidate's skills.
  5. Do a second interview to get a sense of personality.
  6. Do a 90-day trial with specific goals and milestones.

When you set out to hire someone to build an app, start by deciding what you need exactly. Your ideal candidate will be different if you need to hire an Android app developer, mobile app developer, game app developer, or iOS developer. Your level of experience will come into play as well. If you've never hired for a technical position like this, you may want to have an agency or recruiter vet candidates for you.

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