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
$71,310
25th Percentile Wage
$90,010
50th Percentile Wage
$115,420
75th Percentile Wage
$144,800
90th Percentile Wage
$170,010

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 $170,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $115,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $71,310.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$115,420
-1.68% 9.56%
2016
$117,360
2.92% -
2015
$113,930
1.62% -
2014
$112,090
4.44% -
2013
$107,110
2.54% -
2012
$104,390
- -

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

The average salaries of systems software developers in 60 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 petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $154,180. 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
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$154,180
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$154,180
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$124,100
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$120,740
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$118,460
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$118,250
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$116,710
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$115,610
Other Food Manufacturing
$114,130
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$113,620
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$113,390
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$112,760
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$111,920
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$111,890
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$111,390
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$109,810
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$108,060
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$107,110
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$105,930
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$105,490
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$105,370
Chemical Manufacturing
$103,910
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$103,460
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$102,750
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$102,230
Food Manufacturing
$101,390
Machinery Manufacturing
$101,250
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$101,000
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$100,780
Chemical Manufacturing
$100,210
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$99,950
Machinery Manufacturing
$98,990
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$97,470
Printing and Related Support Activities
$95,880
Printing and Related Support Activities
$95,880
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$95,610
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$95,590
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$93,980
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$93,950
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$93,720
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$93,240
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$92,980
Machine Shops
$92,670
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$92,370
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$92,130
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$91,750
Ship and Boat Building
$91,700
Hardware Manufacturing
$90,870
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$90,630
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$89,060
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$88,910
Paper Manufacturing
$88,440
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$87,200
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$87,200
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$86,910
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$85,140
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$84,240
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$81,470
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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