Systems Software Developers Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,490
25th Percentile Wage
$85,790
50th Percentile Wage
$111,740
75th Percentile Wage
$145,030
90th Percentile Wage
$170,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems 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 $170,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,490.

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
$111,740
3.53% 15.51%
2016
$107,790
1.48% -
2015
$106,200
6.81% -
2014
$98,970
2.44% -
2013
$96,560
2.23% -
2012
$94,410
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of New York ranges from $69,770 to $118,310. The highest paying area for systems software developers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $118,310. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $115,170). The lowest paying area is Elmira with a median annual salary of $69,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$118,310
Nassau-Suffolk
$115,170
Utica-Rome
$110,210
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$110,120
Binghamton
$104,730
Syracuse
$103,540
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$101,180
Rochester
$96,370
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$92,960
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$92,950
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$91,230
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$88,340
Ithaca
$86,160
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$79,250
Kingston
$72,040
Elmira
$69,770




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