Applications Software Developers Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,710
25th Percentile Wage
$77,420
50th Percentile Wage
$97,610
75th Percentile Wage
$122,380
90th Percentile Wage
$147,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,710.

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
$97,610
2.57% 11.91%
2016
$95,100
2.86% -
2015
$92,380
3.29% -
2014
$89,340
1.94% -
2013
$87,610
1.86% -
2012
$85,980
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of North Carolina ranges from $66,540 to $98,510. The highest paying area for applications software developers in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $98,510. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Asheville (mean annual salary $97,520). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$98,510
Asheville
$97,520
Durham-Chapel Hill
$94,700
Winston-Salem
$94,320
Greensboro-High Point
$92,380
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$92,030
Greenville
$91,170
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$89,840
Rocky Mount
$88,250
Burlington
$86,230
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$86,150
Jacksonville
$83,230
Wilmington
$79,770
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$77,280
Fayetteville
$74,430
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$66,540




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