The average annual salaries for systems software developers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of systems software developers among Michigan metropolitan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 .
|Percentile bracket||Average annual salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$48,810|
|25th Percentile Wage||$69,050|
|50th Percentile Wage||$88,800|
|75th Percentile Wage||$107,380|
|90th Percentile Wage||$128,970|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,810.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers from 2012 to 2018.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||6-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of systems software developers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of systems software developers in state of Michigan ranges from $58,480 to $108,510. The highest paying area for systems software developers in Michigan is Holland-Grand Haven with a median annual salary of $108,510. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Jackson (mean annual salary $106,270). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,480.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Holland-Grand Haven|| |
|Niles-Benton Harbor|| |
|Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills|| |
|Ann Arbor|| |
|Battle Creek|| |
|Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming|| |
|Lansing-East Lansing|| |
|South Bend-Mishawaka|| |
|Muskegon-Norton Shores|| |
|Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Saginaw-Saginaw Township North|| |
|Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |