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31.0% Jobs Projection
$87,880 Median Salary
2,160 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Software Applications Developers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Software Applications Developers in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Software Applications Developers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in Michigan?

29,540 people worked as Software Applications Developers in 2018 in this state.

There were 25,940 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,600 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Software Applications Developers in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 6,540 Software Applications Developers working in it, which means Michigan has more Software Applications Developers than average.

Software Applications Developers in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 31.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.

Job Projections for Software Applications Developers: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,160 annual Software Applications Developers job openings in Michigan, and 27,300 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 85,700 annual jobs and 1,086,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Software Applications Developers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $55,200 to $129,410 with $87,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.54 to $62.22. The median hourly rate was $42.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.25 an hour in 2017.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Software Applications Developers Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan Metros for Software Applications Developers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Software Applications Developers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 21,480 $90,750
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 2,380 $79,360
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,900 $75,320
Ann Arbor, MI 1,600 $94,180
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 420 $84,990
Flint, MI 300 $81,600
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 250 $74,330
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 110 $90,270
Saginaw, MI 110 $76,650
Jackson, MI 90 $77,360
Battle Creek, MI 90 $83,790

Top States for Software Applications Developers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Software Applications Developers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 148,550 $123,630
Texas 71,260 $108,490
Washington 53,860 $128,200
New York 52,640 $111,970
New Jersey 46,930 $101,460
Florida 38,160 $92,620
Virginia 38,110 $109,740
Ohio 35,100 $91,280
North Carolina 30,580 $100,560
Illinois 30,500 $95,420
Georgia 30,440 $100,820
Colorado 30,400 $104,980
Michigan 29,540 $87,880
Massachusetts 29,110 $105,620
Pennsylvania 28,260 $93,670
Minnesota 19,970 $95,220
Wisconsin 16,940 $84,480
Oregon 15,610 $100,080
Missouri 15,380 $91,820
Arizona 14,130 $98,640

Below are the states where Software Applications Developers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $128,200
California $123,630
District of Columbia $113,750
New York $111,970
Virginia $109,740
New Hampshire $108,650
Texas $108,490
Massachusetts $105,620
Colorado $104,980
Nevada $102,380

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Occupation MI Employment Total
Software Developers, Systems Software 10,320
Computer Programmers 3,960
Web Developers 2,690

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