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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
$62,150
25th Percentile Wage
$76,920
50th Percentile Wage
$95,400
75th Percentile Wage
$117,080
90th Percentile Wage
$136,440

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 $136,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid systems software developers is $62,150.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,400
3.67% 8.85%
2016
$91,900
2.92% -
2015
$89,220
1.65% -
2014
$87,750
0.28% -
2013
$87,500
0.62% -
2012
$86,960
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Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of systems software developers in 21 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 home health care services industry with an annual salary $111,880. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $74,950). For detailed systems software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Home Health Care Services
$111,880
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$104,460
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$103,820
Offices of Physicians
$101,710
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$100,900
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$100,450
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$100,150
Hospitals - Local government owned
$97,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$97,600
Outpatient Care Centers
$96,710
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$95,550
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$94,510
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$93,880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$92,100
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$92,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$91,750
Hospitals - Privately owned
$91,700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$88,900
Hospitals - State government owned
$88,880
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$82,910
Social Assistance
$74,950

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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