The annual and hourly salary statistics of systems software developers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of systems software developers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$37,030|
|25th Percentile Wage||$56,310|
|50th Percentile Wage||$70,600|
|75th Percentile Wage||$89,210|
|90th Percentile Wage||$112,360|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $37,030.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $70,600 in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is in the middle of salary range for systems software developers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of systems software developers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is 24.5 percent (24.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 15.5 percent (15.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Cedar Rapids|| |
|Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Des Moines-West Des Moines|| |
|Waterloo-Cedar Falls|| |
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island|| |
|Iowa City|| |
|Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |