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
$53,900
25th Percentile Wage
$66,430
50th Percentile Wage
$82,690
75th Percentile Wage
$100,480
90th Percentile Wage
$120,700

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 $120,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid applications software developers is $53,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,690
4.31% 11.68%
2016
$79,130
5.19% -
2015
$75,020
2.43% -
2014
$73,200
1.35% -
2013
$72,210
-1.14% -
2012
$73,030
- -

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

The average salaries of applications software developers in 23 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 $103,020. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $65,280). 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
$103,020
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$92,900
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$92,630
Educational Support Services
$92,510
Technical and Trade Schools
$91,600
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$90,450
Other Schools and Instruction
$90,080
Educational Services - Privately owned
$87,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$85,290
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$85,180
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$84,830
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$84,830
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$83,720
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$83,680
Educational Services
$82,690
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,610
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$81,040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$79,090
Educational Services - State government owned
$78,950
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$76,160
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$74,320
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$69,660
Junior colleges - State government owned
$65,280

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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