Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,180
25th Percentile Wage
$82,190
50th Percentile Wage
$100,290
75th Percentile Wage
$122,180
90th Percentile Wage
$144,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems 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 $144,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,180.

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
$100,290
4.24% 6.63%
2016
$96,040
1.75% -
2015
$94,360
0.40% -
2014
$93,980
-2.54% -
2013
$96,370
2.83% -
2012
$93,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of Georgia ranges from $66,780 to $107,430. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Georgia is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $107,430. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Warner Robins (mean annual salary $103,800). The lowest paying area is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $66,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$107,430
Warner Robins
$103,800
Savannah
$103,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$100,990
Albany
$100,580
Macon
$99,960
Brunswick
$98,780
Valdosta
$96,220
Rome
$94,460
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$90,100
Gainesville
$84,390
Dalton
$81,680
Columbus
$81,280
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$79,030
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$77,550
Athens-Clarke County
$66,780




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