Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers amongst Montana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,340
25th Percentile Wage
$58,490
50th Percentile Wage
$73,550
75th Percentile Wage
$94,680
90th Percentile Wage
$117,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.47
25th Percentile Wage
$28.12
50th Percentile Wage
$35.36
75th Percentile Wage
$45.52
90th Percentile Wage
$56.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.38. The median hourly salary is $35.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.47.

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
201673,5501.88%5.37%
201572,170-8.45%-
201478,2706.34%-
201373,3105.06%-
201269,600--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Montana ranges from $43,990 to $81,640. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $81,640. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,290). The lowest paying area is Missoula with a median annual salary of $43,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$81,640
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$77,290
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$77,010
Missoula
$43,990



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