Systems Software Developers Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of systems software developers in Madison, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of systems software developers in Madison is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Systems Software Developers in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,750
25th Percentile Wage
$68,310
50th Percentile Wage
$81,400
75th Percentile Wage
$97,880
90th Percentile Wage
$113,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for systems software developers in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,400
1.30% -10.55%
2016
$80,340
0.42% -
2015
$80,000
1.64% -
2014
$78,690
-6.63% -
2013
$83,910
-7.25% -
2012
$89,990
- -

Table 3. Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,400 in Madison is in the middle of salary range for systems software developers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of systems software developers in Madison is 29.1 percent (29.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 22.8 percent (22.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$114,820
Lake County-Kenosha County
$113,880
Duluth
$99,680
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$89,110
Janesville
$86,580
Racine
$86,410
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$85,520
Appleton
$85,460
Green Bay
$83,740
Eau Claire
$82,540
Sheboygan
$82,300
Madison
$81,400
Wausau
$78,420
La Crosse
$78,240
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$77,710
Oshkosh-Neenah
$73,790
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,830



See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.