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 amongst 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$157,060
75th Percentile Wage
$128,140
50th Percentile Wage
$98,970
25th Percentile Wage
$75,290
10th Percentile Wage
$59,830

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 $157,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$75.51
75th Percentile Wage
$61.61
50th Percentile Wage
$47.58
25th Percentile Wage
$36.20
10th Percentile Wage
$28.77

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 $75.51. The median hourly salary is $47.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.77.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $98,970 2.50%
2013 $96,560 2.28%
2012 $94,410 3.76%
2011 $90,990 -0.54%
2010 $91,480 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for systems software developers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.19%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.28%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 3.76% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.54%.

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

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

Table 5 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 $66,690 to $110,120. The highest paying area for systems software developers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $110,120. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Binghamton (mean annual salary $109,560). The lowest paying area is Elmira with a median annual salary of $66,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$110,120
Binghamton
$109,560
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$108,260
Nassau-Suffolk
$101,760
Utica-Rome
$97,660
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$92,950
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$90,750
Ithaca
$90,630
Syracuse
$90,170
Rochester
$89,760
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$89,000
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$82,680
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$81,380
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$80,900
Elmira
$66,690

Systems Software Developers Salary by State

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