Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,520
25th Percentile Wage
$78,330
50th Percentile Wage
$99,010
75th Percentile Wage
$119,840
90th Percentile Wage
$134,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers in the industry sector of utilities. 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 $134,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $99,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $62,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$99,010
0.87% 10.35%
2016
$98,150
2.09% -
2015
$96,100
2.28% -
2014
$93,910
2.70% -
2013
$91,370
2.86% -
2012
$88,760
- -

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

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in seven industries in the utilities 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 solar electric power generation industry with an annual salary $126,930. The lowest paying industry is the fossil fuel electric power generation industry (annual salary $83,160). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Solar Electric Power Generation
$126,930
Natural Gas Distribution
$110,510
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$105,830
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$105,310
Utilities
$99,010
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$93,820
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$83,160

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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