Applications Software Developers Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,070
25th Percentile Wage
$80,280
50th Percentile Wage
$106,770
75th Percentile Wage
$140,180
90th Percentile Wage
$170,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $170,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.84
25th Percentile Wage
$38.60
50th Percentile Wage
$51.33
75th Percentile Wage
$67.39
90th Percentile Wage
$82.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $82.00. The median hourly salary is $51.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.84.

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
2016106,7701.55%10.66%
2015105,1203.20%-
2014101,7603.40%-
201398,3002.96%-
201295,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of New York ranges from $66,850 to $106,710. The highest paying area for applications software developers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $106,710. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $104,940). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$106,710
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$104,940
Ithaca
$99,950
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$91,290
Nassau-Suffolk
$89,430
Binghamton
$85,660
Syracuse
$84,600
Rochester
$82,530
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$81,730
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$77,780
Utica-Rome
$76,940
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,360
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,040
Kingston
$68,610
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$66,850


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