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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,480
25th Percentile Wage
$83,070
50th Percentile Wage
$107,790
75th Percentile Wage
$138,650
90th Percentile Wage
$164,550

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 $164,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.52
25th Percentile Wage
$39.94
50th Percentile Wage
$51.82
75th Percentile Wage
$66.66
90th Percentile Wage
$79.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for systems software developers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.11. The median hourly salary is $51.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016107,7901.48%12.41%
2015106,2006.81%-
201498,9702.44%-
201396,5602.23%-
201294,410--

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 $72,040 to $113,530. 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 $113,530. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $112,270). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $72,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$113,530
Nassau-Suffolk
$112,270
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$110,120
Utica-Rome
$107,320
Syracuse
$106,810
Binghamton
$104,330
Rochester
$96,960
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$95,840
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$92,950
Ithaca
$89,730
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$81,380
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$77,730
Kingston
$72,040


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