Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers amongst Minnesota metropolitan areas 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 Applications Software Developers in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,390
25th Percentile Wage
$70,140
50th Percentile Wage
$90,200
75th Percentile Wage
$114,900
90th Percentile Wage
$134,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $134,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,200
-0.47% 0.10%
2016
$90,620
0.20% -
2015
$90,440
0.49% -
2014
$90,000
-0.83% -
2013
$90,750
0.71% -
2012
$90,110
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in Minnesota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Minnesota ranges from $62,440 to $86,760. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Minnesota is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,760. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $86,650). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $62,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$86,760
Rochester
$86,650
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$85,860
St Cloud
$83,910
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$80,500
Mankato-North Mankato
$62,440




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