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Applications Software Developers Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of applications software developers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare applications software developers salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,330
25th Percentile Wage
$64,170
50th Percentile Wage
$85,180
75th Percentile Wage
$111,850
90th Percentile Wage
$139,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $139,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid applications software developers is $51,330.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,180
-5.55% 20.85%
2016
$89,910
-7.15% -
2015
$96,340
5.98% -
2014
$90,580
-0.10% -
2013
$90,670
25.64% -
2012
$67,420
- -

Compare Applications Software Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of applications software developers in ten industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $114,470. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $71,390). For detailed applications software developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$114,470
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$106,500
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$101,180
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$95,280
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$85,490
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$85,490
Spectator Sports
$84,940
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$74,130
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$71,530
Gambling Industries
$71,390

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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