Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,900
25th Percentile Wage
$59,830
50th Percentile Wage
$76,310
75th Percentile Wage
$95,970
90th Percentile Wage
$116,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $116,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $47,900.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,310
3.32% 11.61%
2016
$73,780
3.52% -
2015
$71,180
2.84% -
2014
$69,160
2.00% -
2013
$67,780
0.49% -
2012
$67,450
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Compare Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in 24 industries in the educational services 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 educational support services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $92,310. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $60,290). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$92,310
Educational Support Services
$91,590
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$82,600
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$81,130
Educational Services - Privately owned
$81,090
Technical and Trade Schools
$79,240
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$78,950
Other Schools and Instruction
$78,850
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$78,390
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$78,360
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$78,290
Educational Services
$76,310
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$75,940
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$75,570
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$75,490
Educational Services - Local government owned
$73,940
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$73,820
Educational Services - State government owned
$73,380
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$69,410
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$68,100
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$67,040
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$63,360
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$61,190
Junior colleges - State government owned
$60,290

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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