Software Developers, Applications

Training Requirements for Software Developers, Applications

Software developers, applications need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Software developers, applications
Percent
Less than High School 0.3
High School 2.2
Some College 8.5
Associates Degree 5.1
Bachelors Degree 49.2
Masters Degree 30.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.1

Employment Outlook for Software Developers, Applications

This represents about 718,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 135,000 more software developers, applications but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 238,000 more.

Typical Income for Software Developers, Applications

Hourly Income

On average,software developers, applications make $50.14 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Software developers, applications $28.03 $36.62 $48.12 $61.03 $75.77
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Computer occupations $20.46 $28.41 $39.84 $53.73 $67.91
Software developers and programmers $25.63 $34.33 $46.07 $59.74 $74.67
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, software developers, applications make $104,300 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Software developers, applications $58,300 $76,170 $100,080 $126,940 $157,590
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Computer occupations $42,560 $59,090 $82,860 $111,770 $141,260
Software developers and programmers $53,300 $71,410 $95,830 $124,260 $155,310
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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