Systems Software Developers Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,410
25th Percentile Wage
$86,970
50th Percentile Wage
$108,720
75th Percentile Wage
$130,520
90th Percentile Wage
$158,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $158,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $108,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $68,410.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016108,7200.91%8.08%
2015107,7303.14%-
2014104,3502.76%-
2013101,4701.51%-
201299,940--

Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of systems software developers in 20 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity exchanges industry with an annual salary $123,600. The lowest paying industry is the other investment pools and funds industry (annual salary $84,920). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$123,600
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$123,060
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$120,490
Other Financial Investment Activities
$118,460
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$114,820
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$112,050
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$111,010
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$110,760
Depository Credit Intermediation
$110,250
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$109,870
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$105,390
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$105,390
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$103,440
Other Insurance Related Activities
$98,400
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$96,980
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$96,730
Insurance Carriers
$95,370
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$93,220
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$86,430
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$84,920

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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