Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Construction

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.

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,080
25th Percentile Wage
$62,320
50th Percentile Wage
$81,390
75th Percentile Wage
$106,890
90th Percentile Wage
$131,880

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 $131,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $48,080.

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 construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,3904.55%1.82%
201577,690-0.28%-
201477,910-2.19%-
201379,620-0.36%-
201279,910--

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

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in twelve 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 $101,820. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $67,190). 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
$101,820
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$98,840
Utility System Construction
$97,330
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$93,730
Land Subdivision
$92,970
Construction of Buildings
$90,820
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$81,540
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$80,960
Building Equipment Contractors
$79,560
Specialty Trade Contractors
$78,870
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$76,460
Residential Building Construction
$67,190

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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