Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for systems software developers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of systems software developers amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Systems Software Developers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,460
25th Percentile Wage
$77,410
50th Percentile Wage
$97,840
75th Percentile Wage
$126,180
90th Percentile Wage
$155,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,840
2.63% 3.86%
2016
$95,270
-0.40% -
2015
$95,650
0.29% -
2014
$95,370
1.67% -
2013
$93,780
-0.30% -
2012
$94,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of Alabama ranges from $61,670 to $106,200. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $106,200. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $94,610). The lowest paying area is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$106,200
Birmingham-Hoover
$94,610
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$93,460
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$92,630
Montgomery
$89,700
Decatur
$84,940
Auburn-Opelika
$84,090
Mobile
$71,860
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$61,670




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