Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers amongst Pennsylvania 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,800
25th Percentile Wage
$72,260
50th Percentile Wage
$92,770
75th Percentile Wage
$116,050
90th Percentile Wage
$139,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,770
0.55% 7.83%
2016
$92,260
0.64% -
2015
$91,670
3.86% -
2014
$88,130
0.99% -
2013
$87,260
2.01% -
2012
$85,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $60,470 to $110,070. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $110,070. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $102,220). The lowest paying area is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$110,070
Philadelphia
$102,220
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$100,360
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$94,570
Reading
$93,570
State College
$90,350
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$87,710
Lancaster
$86,150
Pittsburgh
$85,330
York-Hanover
$82,430
Erie
$82,380
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$80,640
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$78,820
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$78,400
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$77,910
Johnstown
$77,180
Williamsport
$74,420
Altoona
$74,340
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$73,080
Lebanon
$71,430
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,470




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