Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers among Tennessee 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,070
25th Percentile Wage
$62,920
50th Percentile Wage
$82,740
75th Percentile Wage
$101,960
90th Percentile Wage
$124,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.11
25th Percentile Wage
$30.25
50th Percentile Wage
$39.78
75th Percentile Wage
$49.02
90th Percentile Wage
$59.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.64. The median hourly salary is $39.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.11.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,7401.24%4.94%
201581,7100.31%-
201481,4600.75%-
201380,8502.72%-
201278,650--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Tennessee ranges from $56,690 to $87,740. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Tennessee is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $87,740. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $87,040). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Johnson City
$87,740
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$87,040
Memphis
$81,810
Chattanooga
$79,380
Knoxville
$74,530
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,120
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$63,730
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$56,690


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