Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for systems software developers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of systems software developers amongst Kentucky cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Systems Software Developers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,430
25th Percentile Wage
$68,530
50th Percentile Wage
$81,600
75th Percentile Wage
$102,830
90th Percentile Wage
$126,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,430.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,600
-3.86% 7.66%
2016
$84,750
0.22% -
2015
$84,560
2.85% -
2014
$82,150
7.29% -
2013
$76,160
1.06% -
2012
$75,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of Kentucky ranges from $66,440 to $88,270. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $88,270. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Elizabethtown (mean annual salary $82,230). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$88,270
Elizabethtown
$82,230
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$80,920
Lexington-Fayette
$80,720
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$76,600
Evansville
$70,900
Bowling Green
$70,840
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$67,520
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$66,440




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