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Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Systems Software Developers in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,600
-5.10% -3.58%
2016
$74,200
1.44% -
2012
$73,130
- -

Table 3. Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Waterloo-Cedar Falls with Other Iowa Cities

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
$93,570
Dubuque
$93,280
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$90,580
Ames
$90,140
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$88,340
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$70,600
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$69,090
Iowa City
$67,920
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$63,860
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$59,680



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