Applications Software Developers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,050
25th Percentile Wage
$62,800
50th Percentile Wage
$79,130
75th Percentile Wage
$97,740
90th Percentile Wage
$117,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers 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) applications software developers is $117,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid applications software developers is $53,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,1305.19%7.71%
201575,0202.43%-
201473,2001.35%-
201372,210-1.14%-
201273,030--

Compare Applications Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of applications software developers in 21 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 applications software developers occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $97,780. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $65,030). For detailed applications software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$97,780
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$90,220
Educational Support Services
$89,770
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$88,090
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$88,090
Educational Services - Privately owned
$86,330
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$85,380
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$81,040
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$79,600
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,140
Educational Services
$79,130
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$78,770
Technical and Trade Schools
$77,420
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$76,520
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$76,500
Educational Services - State government owned
$76,380
Junior colleges - State government owned
$70,000
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$69,660
Educational Services - Local government owned
$66,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$65,240
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$65,030

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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