Systems Software Developers Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Systems Software Developers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,620
25th Percentile Wage
$89,220
50th Percentile Wage
$114,850
75th Percentile Wage
$143,760
90th Percentile Wage
$167,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems 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 $167,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,620.

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
$114,850
3.77% 6.57%
2016
$110,520
1.00% -
2015
$109,420
0.46% -
2014
$108,920
-1.19% -
2013
$110,220
2.64% -
2012
$107,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of New Jersey ranges from $88,830 to $119,700. The highest paying area for systems software developers in New Jersey is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $119,700. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $113,620). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $88,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$119,700
Camden
$113,620
Trenton-Ewing
$112,460
Edison-New Brunswick
$101,290
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$88,830




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