Applications Software Developers Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,700
25th Percentile Wage
$75,040
50th Percentile Wage
$95,810
75th Percentile Wage
$123,340
90th Percentile Wage
$153,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.63
25th Percentile Wage
$36.08
50th Percentile Wage
$46.06
75th Percentile Wage
$59.30
90th Percentile Wage
$73.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.83. The median hourly salary is $46.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.63.

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
201695,8100.88%2.16%
201594,970-0.95%-
201495,8701.31%-
201394,6100.92%-
201293,740--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of New Jersey ranges from $79,500 to $100,060. The highest paying area for applications software developers in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $100,060. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $99,990). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $79,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$100,060
Wilmington
$99,990
Edison-New Brunswick
$97,910
Ocean City
$92,480
Camden
$91,880
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$79,500


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