The salary statistics of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare software developers and programmers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$50,730|
|25th Percentile Wage||$65,480|
|50th Percentile Wage||$85,350|
|75th Percentile Wage||$111,700|
|90th Percentile Wage||$139,720|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers in the industry sector of construction. 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 $139,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $50,730.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of software developers and programmers in 17 industries in the construction 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 nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $99,550. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $72,050). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .