Systems Software Developers Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,650
25th Percentile Wage
$86,480
50th Percentile Wage
$104,010
75th Percentile Wage
$123,120
90th Percentile Wage
$143,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers 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) systems software developers is $143,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $68,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$104,010
2.39% 8.62%
2016
$101,520
-0.49% -
2015
$102,020
1.07% -
2014
$100,930
-0.88% -
2013
$101,820
6.66% -
2012
$95,040
- -

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

The average salaries of systems software developers in five 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 systems software developers occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $109,730. The lowest paying industry is the nuclear electric power generation industry (annual salary $92,780). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$109,730
Utilities
$104,010
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$101,300
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$97,660
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$92,780

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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