Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers amongst Georgia 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 Applications Software Developers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,740
25th Percentile Wage
$74,140
50th Percentile Wage
$97,780
75th Percentile Wage
$123,610
90th Percentile Wage
$152,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,780
2.24% 11.76%
2016
$95,590
3.40% -
2015
$92,340
2.23% -
2014
$90,280
2.54% -
2013
$87,990
1.94% -
2012
$86,280
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Georgia ranges from $41,110 to $105,910. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Georgia is Rome with a median annual salary of $105,910. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $101,270). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rome
$105,910
Columbus
$101,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$98,910
Brunswick
$95,450
Albany
$89,570
Dalton
$87,660
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$84,400
Warner Robins
$83,220
Gainesville
$77,580
Savannah
$75,770
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$75,760
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$74,990
Macon
$74,870
Valdosta
$70,370
Athens-Clarke County
$60,510
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$41,110




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