Systems Software Developers Salary in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual salary statistics of systems software developers in Madison, Wisconsin is shown in Table 1. 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 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Systems Software Developers in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,220
25th Percentile Wage
$72,580
50th Percentile Wage
$86,610
75th Percentile Wage
$102,240
90th Percentile Wage
$120,170

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 $120,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $61,220.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of systems software developers from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$86,610
6.02% -3.90%
2017
$81,400
1.30% -
2016
$80,340
0.42% -
2015
$80,000
1.64% -
2014
$78,690
-6.63% -
2013
$83,910
-7.25% -
2012
$89,990
- -

Table 2. Compare Systems Software Developers Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $86,610 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 23.9 percent (23.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Lake County-Kenosha County and 27.5 percent (27.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$113,880
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$113,300
Racine
$102,880
Duluth
$99,680
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$92,300
Appleton
$90,600
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$88,070
Green Bay
$87,650
Madison
$86,610
Janesville
$86,580
Eau Claire
$83,230
Sheboygan
$82,920
Oshkosh-Neenah
$81,250
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$80,890
Wausau
$78,420
La Crosse
$75,200
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,830



See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.