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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
$53,910
25th Percentile Wage
$67,180
50th Percentile Wage
$84,980
75th Percentile Wage
$102,500
90th Percentile Wage
$123,290

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 $123,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid applications software developers is $53,910.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201684,9801.35%4.15%
201583,8300.36%-
201483,5301.19%-
201382,5401.32%-
201281,450--

Compare Applications Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of applications software developers in 25 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 other health practitioners industry with an annual salary $101,860. The lowest paying industry is the other residential care facilities industry (annual salary $71,730). For detailed applications software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$101,860
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$101,390
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$98,250
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$97,190
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$94,730
Outpatient Care Centers
$91,730
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$89,430
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$89,250
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$89,080
Hospitals - Privately owned
$84,050
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$83,570
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$83,220
Home Health Care Services
$82,840
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$82,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$81,830
Hospitals - State government owned
$81,300
Offices of Physicians
$80,440
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$79,750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$79,660
Social Assistance
$79,480
Individual and Family Services
$79,420
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$78,070
Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,140
Other Residential Care Facilities
$71,730

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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