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
$34,130
25th Percentile Wage
$50,400
50th Percentile Wage
$76,720
75th Percentile Wage
$106,220
90th Percentile Wage
$134,810

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 $134,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $34,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,7205.10%-9.52%
201572,810-1.37%-
201473,810-15.00%-
201384,8801.01%-
201284,020--

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

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in 27 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 $87,170. The lowest paying industry is the building material and supplies dealers industry (annual salary $37,210). 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
$87,170
Nonstore Retailers
$86,880
Direct Selling Establishments
$79,130
Food and Beverage Stores
$75,510
Grocery Stores
$75,500
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$65,550
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$65,550
Shoe Stores
$62,270
Health and Personal Care Stores
$58,640
Health and Personal Care Stores
$58,640
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$57,520
Home Furnishings Stores
$56,740
Automobile Dealers
$51,850
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$51,570
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$48,660
Furniture Stores
$47,570
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$46,560
Sporting Goods Stores
$45,750
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$45,090
Clothing Stores
$44,810
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$42,160
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,740
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$38,900
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$38,750
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$38,360
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$37,250
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$37,210

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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