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

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

Average Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,220
25th Percentile Wage
$74,830
50th Percentile Wage
$91,900
75th Percentile Wage
$109,310
90th Percentile Wage
$129,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems 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) systems software developers is $129,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $61,220.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,9002.92%5.38%
201589,2201.65%-
201487,7500.28%-
201387,5000.62%-
201286,960--

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

The average salaries of systems software developers in 18 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 systems software developers occupations is the offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $104,500. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $77,090). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$104,500
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$97,940
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$97,620
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$97,470
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$96,050
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$95,840
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$95,550
Outpatient Care Centers
$92,930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$89,500
Hospitals - Privately owned
$89,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$89,350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$89,250
Hospitals - State government owned
$89,240
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$89,180
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$86,580
Hospitals - Local government owned
$86,390
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$82,910
Social Assistance
$77,090

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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