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 areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Applications Software Developers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,630
25th Percentile Wage
$69,980
50th Percentile Wage
$95,590
75th Percentile Wage
$121,840
90th Percentile Wage
$151,150

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 $151,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.30
25th Percentile Wage
$33.65
50th Percentile Wage
$45.96
75th Percentile Wage
$58.58
90th Percentile Wage
$72.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.67. The median hourly salary is $45.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,5903.40%9.74%
201592,3402.23%-
201490,2802.54%-
201387,9901.94%-
201286,280--

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 $51,710 to $108,190. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Georgia is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $108,190. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $98,190). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$108,190
Columbus
$98,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$97,180
Dalton
$86,050
Rome
$78,900
Warner Robins
$76,690
Macon
$74,870
Savannah
$69,980
Athens-Clarke County
$62,480
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,710


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