Systems Software Developers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,600
25th Percentile Wage
$71,000
50th Percentile Wage
$88,620
75th Percentile Wage
$109,520
90th Percentile Wage
$130,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems 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) systems software developers is $130,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $57,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,620
-0.44% 15.04%
2016
$89,010
1.79% -
2015
$87,420
5.27% -
2014
$82,810
7.69% -
2013
$76,440
1.50% -
2012
$75,290
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Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of systems software developers in 20 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 systems software developers occupations is the educational support services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $106,860. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools industry (annual salary $74,070). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$106,860
Educational Support Services
$106,550
Educational Services - Privately owned
$101,350
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$100,490
Other Schools and Instruction
$98,460
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$98,460
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$97,470
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$97,470
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$89,150
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$88,820
Educational Services
$88,620
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$87,750
Technical and Trade Schools
$86,730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$86,600
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$81,060
Educational Services - State government owned
$80,930
Educational Services - Local government owned
$79,590
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$77,910
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$74,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$74,070

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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