Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare software developers and programmers salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,070
25th Percentile Wage
$75,030
50th Percentile Wage
$98,030
75th Percentile Wage
$124,190
90th Percentile Wage
$150,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) software developers and programmers is $150,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $59,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201698,030-7.59%-3.59%
2015105,4701.94%-
2014103,4201.81%-
2013101,550--

Compare Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in five industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for software developers and programmers occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $99,730. The lowest paying industry is the mining (except oil and gas) industry (annual salary $71,220). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$99,730
Oil and Gas Extraction
$99,730
Support Activities for Mining
$95,200
Support Activities for Mining
$95,200
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$71,220

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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