Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,960
25th Percentile Wage
$74,770
50th Percentile Wage
$94,610
75th Percentile Wage
$116,510
90th Percentile Wage
$133,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.35
25th Percentile Wage
$35.95
50th Percentile Wage
$45.48
75th Percentile Wage
$56.01
90th Percentile Wage
$64.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.36. The median hourly salary is $45.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.35.

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
201694,6103.49%11.82%
201591,3102.55%-
201488,9805.84%-
201383,7800.42%-
201283,430--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Missouri ranges from $60,930 to $97,940. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $97,940. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $91,470). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$97,940
Kansas City
$91,470
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$89,660
Joplin
$81,750
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$77,680
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$71,900
Columbia
$71,130
Jefferson City
$68,950
Springfield
$68,740
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$66,390
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$60,930


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