Systems Software Developers Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,390
25th Percentile Wage
$81,240
50th Percentile Wage
$104,640
75th Percentile Wage
$129,230
90th Percentile Wage
$157,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers 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) systems software developers is $157,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $69,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016104,640-4.53%6.85%
2015109,3801.89%-
2014107,3101.79%-
2013105,3907.51%-
201297,470--

Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of systems software developers in four 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 systems software developers occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $112,850. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $91,120). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$112,850
Oil and Gas Extraction
$112,850
Support Activities for Mining
$91,120
Support Activities for Mining
$91,120

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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