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 among 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Applications Software Developers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$161,840
75th Percentile Wage
$130,310
50th Percentile Wage
$101,760
25th Percentile Wage
$78,280
10th Percentile Wage
$62,250

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 $161,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$77.81
75th Percentile Wage
$62.65
50th Percentile Wage
$48.92
25th Percentile Wage
$37.63
10th Percentile Wage
$29.93

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 $77.81. The median hourly salary is $48.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.93.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $101,760 3.52%
2013 $98,300 3.05%
2012 $95,390 3.20%
2011 $92,430 1.37%
2010 $91,180 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for applications software developers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 11.60%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.05%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.20% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 1.37% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Applications Software Developers Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Applications Software Developers
$101,760
Systems Software Developers
$98,970
Web Developers
$68,800
Database Administrators
$81,740
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$81,820
Computer Network Architects
$109,370
Computer User Support Specialists
$52,050

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in New York Cities

Table 5 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 $67,390 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 $103,060). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $67,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$106,710
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$103,060
Binghamton
$92,190
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$91,290
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$90,750
Syracuse
$86,260
Nassau-Suffolk
$83,860
Ithaca
$83,700
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$82,560
Utica-Rome
$82,430
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$82,180
Rochester
$81,060
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,720
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$69,720
Kingston
$67,390

Applications Software Developers Salary by State

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