Indian software developers
The median annual salary for a software developer in the United States is around $77,000. The median annual salary for a software developer in India is around $11,000. The World Bank’s PPP conversion factor for India in 2021 was 23.8. Adjusting for this, the Indian worker’s annual salary is around $29,000 in terms of purchasing power in the United States, 37% of the American worker’s.
A starting nurse in Nigeria makes, in PPP, about $4,000 a year. A starting registered nurse in the U.S. makes about $60,000. The Nigerian nurse makes 6% of the American nurse in terms of purchasing power.