Systems Software Developers Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers 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) systems software developers is $144,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $63,990.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
0.08% 12.27%
-0.46% -
2.83% -
1.00% -
9.14% -
- -

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

The average salaries of systems software developers in ten 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 systems software developers occupations is the utility system construction industry with an annual salary $102,570. The lowest paying industry is the construction of buildings industry (annual salary $82,780). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utility System Construction
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Other Building Equipment Contractors
Specialty Trade Contractors
Building Equipment Contractors
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
Nonresidential Building Construction
Construction of Buildings

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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