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 amongst Georgia metropolitan 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 Systems Software Developers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,180
25th Percentile Wage
$77,060
50th Percentile Wage
$96,040
75th Percentile Wage
$117,710
90th Percentile Wage
$136,660

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 $136,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.45
25th Percentile Wage
$37.04
50th Percentile Wage
$46.17
75th Percentile Wage
$56.59
90th Percentile Wage
$65.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for systems software developers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.70. The median hourly salary is $46.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.45.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,0401.75%2.50%
201594,3600.40%-
201493,980-2.54%-
201396,3702.83%-
201293,640--

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 $96,920. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $96,920. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $96,090). The lowest paying area is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $66,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$96,920
Columbus
$96,090
Macon
$91,140
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$82,620
Gainesville
$82,530
Warner Robins
$81,870
Dalton
$81,680
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$79,030
Savannah
$75,270
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$75,250
Athens-Clarke County
$66,780



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