Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare software developers and programmers salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,610
25th Percentile Wage
$52,820
50th Percentile Wage
$78,890
75th Percentile Wage
$110,150
90th Percentile Wage
$141,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $141,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $35,610.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,890
2.75% -6.50%
2016
$76,720
5.10% -
2015
$72,810
-1.37% -
2014
$73,810
-15.00% -
2013
$84,880
1.01% -
2012
$84,020
- -

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

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in 37 industries in the retail trade 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 electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry with an annual salary $89,870. The lowest paying industry is the building material and supplies dealers industry (annual salary $38,940). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$89,870
Nonstore Retailers
$89,570
General Merchandise Stores
$87,660
Direct Selling Establishments
$83,300
Grocery Stores
$75,500
Vending Machine Operators
$71,860
Other General Merchandise Stores
$71,550
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,140
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,140
Home Furnishings Stores
$65,700
Food and Beverage Stores
$65,440
Food and Beverage Stores
$64,540
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$62,750
Shoe Stores
$62,270
Health and Personal Care Stores
$58,640
Health and Personal Care Stores
$58,640
Furniture Stores
$58,400
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$57,520
Sporting Goods Stores
$55,120
Automobile Dealers
$52,970
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$51,210
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$48,870
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$47,560
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$46,560
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$45,980
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$45,680
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$45,570
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$45,090
Clothing Stores
$44,810
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$44,620
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$43,520
Book Stores and News Dealers
$42,840
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$39,480
Used Merchandise Stores
$39,070
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$39,000
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$38,960
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$38,940

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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