Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers amongst Wisconsin 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$114,040
75th Percentile Wage
$94,880
50th Percentile Wage
$80,130
25th Percentile Wage
$65,180
10th Percentile Wage
$52,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$54.83
75th Percentile Wage
$45.62
50th Percentile Wage
$38.53
25th Percentile Wage
$31.34
10th Percentile Wage
$25.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for applications software developers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.83. The median hourly salary is $38.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.41.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $80,130 0.05%
2013 $80,090 4.45%
2012 $76,680 0.30%
2011 $76,450 1.26%
2010 $75,500 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for applications software developers in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.13%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.45%. We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.30% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 1.26% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Applications Software Developers Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Applications Software Developers
$80,130
Systems Software Developers
$83,220
Web Developers
$53,790
Database Administrators
$72,820
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$64,640
Computer Network Architects
$85,820
Computer User Support Specialists
$44,390

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $61,940 to $128,490. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Wisconsin is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $128,490. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $90,620). The lowest paying area is Janesville with a median annual salary of $61,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$128,490
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$90,620
Wausau
$85,290
Green Bay
$84,090
Sheboygan
$81,820
Madison
$81,750
Racine
$81,430
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$80,890
Lake County-Kenosha County
$80,520
Appleton
$75,510
La Crosse
$73,870
Oshkosh-Neenah
$73,220
Duluth
$72,720
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,080
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$68,120
Eau Claire
$66,110
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,770
Janesville
$61,940

Applications Software Developers Salary by State

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