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Software Applications Developers in Missouri

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Software Applications Developers in Missouri

Is Missouri a good place for you to work as a Software Applications Developer?

40.1% Jobs Projection
$91,820 Median Salary
1,620 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in Missouri?

In 2018, there were 15,380 Software Applications Developers working in the state.

There were 14,150 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Software Applications Developers in MO Employment Trend

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

Software Applications Developers in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 40.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.

Job Projections for Software Applications Developers: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,620 annual Software Applications Developers job openings in Missouri, and 19,690 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $59,310 to $131,370 with $91,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.52 to $63.16. The median hourly rate was $44.14.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.56 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.42.

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

Software Applications Developers Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 9,900 $86,870
St. Louis, MO-IL 8,010 $97,590
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 2,260 $88,610
Springfield, MO 470 $89,590
Columbia, MO 310 $81,470
Jefferson City, MO 190 $49,350
St. Joseph, MO-KS 80 $69,720
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 40 $73,760
Joplin, MO 30 $77,560

Top States for Software Applications Developers Employment

View the list below to see 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MO Employment Total
Software Developers, Systems Software 6,440
Computer Programmers 5,630
Web Developers 3,310

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