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
$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.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,350
4.64% 6.37%
2016
$81,390
4.55% -
2015
$77,690
-0.28% -
2014
$77,910
-2.19% -
2013
$79,620
-0.36% -
2012
$79,910
- -

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

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
$99,550
Land Subdivision
$97,920
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$94,340
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$92,690
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$91,790
Utility System Construction
$91,690
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$90,440
Construction of Buildings
$89,380
Building Equipment Contractors
$84,160
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$83,960
Specialty Trade Contractors
$83,730
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$81,540
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$80,090
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$78,960
Residential Building Construction
$76,740
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$73,820
Building Finishing Contractors
$72,050

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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