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Software Applications Developers in New Jersey

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Software Applications Developers in New Jersey

Want to work in New Jersey as a Software Applications Developer? Read this first!

22.5% Jobs Projection
$101,460 Median Salary
4,200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 46,930 workers employed as Software Applications Developers in this state in 2018.

There were 43,760 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Software Applications Developers in NJ Employment Trend

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

Software Applications Developers in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 22.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.

Job Projections for Software Applications Developers: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 4,200 annual job openings, and a total of 55,690 jobs for New Jersey Software Applications Developers in 2026.

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

What do Software Applications Developers Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $66,100 to $161,250 with $101,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.78 to $77.53. The median hourly rate was $48.78.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $48.49 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.29.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Software Applications Developers Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 78,380 $111,960
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 20,510 $101,430
Trenton, NJ 3,810 $97,820
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1,080 $81,640
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 680 $93,930
Ocean City, NJ 40 n/a
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 40 n/a

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 NJ Employment Total
Computer Programmers 9,930
Software Developers, Systems Software 8,960
Web Developers 3,320

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