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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Applications Software Developers in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,130
25th Percentile Wage
$71,540
50th Percentile Wage
$90,620
75th Percentile Wage
$113,050
90th Percentile Wage
$130,350

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 $130,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.47
25th Percentile Wage
$34.39
50th Percentile Wage
$43.57
75th Percentile Wage
$54.35
90th Percentile Wage
$62.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.67. The median hourly salary is $43.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.47.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201690,6200.20%0.56%
201590,4400.49%-
201490,000-0.83%-
201390,7500.71%-
201290,110--

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 $65,930 to $90,550. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Minnesota is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,550. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $85,920). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $65,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$90,550
Rochester
$85,920
St Cloud
$79,050
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$77,610
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$77,050
Mankato-North Mankato
$65,930


Related:

Highest paying cities for applications software developers

Highest paying industries for applications software developers.