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Applications Software Developers Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of applications software developers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare applications software developers salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,330
25th Percentile Wage
$69,030
50th Percentile Wage
$87,380
75th Percentile Wage
$105,530
90th Percentile Wage
$126,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $126,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid applications software developers is $55,330.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,380
2.75% 6.79%
2016
$84,980
1.35% -
2015
$83,830
0.36% -
2014
$83,530
1.19% -
2013
$82,540
1.32% -
2012
$81,450
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Compare Applications Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of applications software developers in 30 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry with an annual salary $112,050. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $69,210). For detailed applications software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$112,050
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$107,770
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$103,510
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$101,390
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$100,400
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$99,280
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$95,790
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$93,940
Outpatient Care Centers
$91,840
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$91,790
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$91,100
Offices of Physicians
$86,410
Hospitals - State government owned
$86,260
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$86,100
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$86,040
Hospitals - Local government owned
$86,010
Hospitals - Privately owned
$86,010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$85,930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$85,430
Home Health Care Services
$85,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$84,970
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$84,800
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$84,220
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$76,750
Individual and Family Services
$75,610
Social Assistance
$75,450
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$74,110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$73,690
Other Residential Care Facilities
$71,730
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$69,210

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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