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Systems Software Developers Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for systems software developers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of systems software developers amongst North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Systems Software Developers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,470
25th Percentile Wage
$88,090
50th Percentile Wage
$107,620
75th Percentile Wage
$126,030
90th Percentile Wage
$147,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems 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 $147,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$107,620
-0.60% 7.48%
2016
$108,270
1.22% -
2015
$106,950
2.30% -
2014
$104,490
3.69% -
2013
$100,630
1.05% -
2012
$99,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of North Carolina ranges from $60,600 to $171,150. The highest paying area for systems software developers in North Carolina is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $171,150. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $106,600). The lowest paying area is Greenville with a median annual salary of $60,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jacksonville
$171,150
Winston-Salem
$106,600
Durham-Chapel Hill
$104,730
Greensboro-High Point
$104,620
Raleigh-Cary
$101,820
Fayetteville
$96,190
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$95,510
Wilmington
$86,770
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$84,320
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$84,230
Burlington
$77,580
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$74,290
Asheville
$71,500
Greenville
$60,600




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