Systems Software Developers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,090
25th Percentile Wage
$91,620
50th Percentile Wage
$117,360
75th Percentile Wage
$147,830
90th Percentile Wage
$181,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $181,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $117,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $72,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016117,3602.92%11.05%
2015113,9301.62%-
2014112,0904.44%-
2013107,1102.54%-
2012104,390--

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

The average salaries of systems software developers in 39 industries in the manufacturing 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 computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $125,250. The lowest paying industry is the engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing industry (annual salary $74,890). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$125,250
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$120,370
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$119,220
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$118,740
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$117,110
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$116,460
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$115,000
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$113,620
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$111,920
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$110,030
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$109,400
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$108,420
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$107,250
Food Manufacturing
$106,850
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$105,490
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$105,370
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$102,680
Ship and Boat Building
$101,540
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$100,970
Chemical Manufacturing
$100,510
Machinery Manufacturing
$100,490
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$99,950
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$98,200
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$97,330
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$92,370
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$92,070
Paper Manufacturing
$90,770
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$90,340
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$90,000
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$89,930
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$89,240
Printing and Related Support Activities
$88,580
Printing and Related Support Activities
$88,580
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$87,200
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$86,650
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$85,140
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$84,080
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$78,820
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$74,890

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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