Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for systems software developers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of systems software developers among Michigan 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,980
25th Percentile Wage
$68,680
50th Percentile Wage
$87,810
75th Percentile Wage
$107,500
90th Percentile Wage
$129,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,980.

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
$87,810
4.00% 6.21%
2016
$84,300
-4.79% -
2015
$88,340
1.20% -
2014
$87,280
1.01% -
2013
$86,400
4.68% -
2012
$82,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of Michigan ranges from $67,110 to $108,510. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Michigan is Holland-Grand Haven with a median annual salary of $108,510. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Jackson (mean annual salary $100,920). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Holland-Grand Haven
$108,510
Jackson
$100,920
Ann Arbor
$98,160
Niles-Benton Harbor
$95,670
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$89,830
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$89,630
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$89,290
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$88,130
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$87,900
Battle Creek
$87,200
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$86,100
Kalamazoo-Portage
$82,950
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$82,910
South Bend-Mishawaka
$82,060
Lansing-East Lansing
$82,010
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$74,730
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$74,150
Flint
$72,910
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$67,110




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