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
$57,360
25th Percentile Wage
$71,070
50th Percentile Wage
$89,010
75th Percentile Wage
$108,580
90th Percentile Wage
$129,670

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 $129,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $57,360.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201689,0101.79%15.41%
201587,4205.27%-
201482,8107.69%-
201376,4401.50%-
201275,290--

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

The average salaries of systems software developers in 15 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 $105,870. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $77,730). 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
$105,870
Educational Support Services
$105,430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$103,890
Educational Services - Privately owned
$102,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$91,940
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$91,120
Educational Services - Local government owned
$90,890
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$89,720
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$89,720
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$89,040
Educational Services
$89,010
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$86,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$85,420
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$77,870
Educational Services - State government owned
$77,730

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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