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Software Applications Developers in New York

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Software Applications Developers in New York

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

36.5% Jobs Projection
$111,970 Median Salary
5,720 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in New York?

In New York, there were 52,640 people working as Software Applications Developers in the year 2018.

There were 49,190 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Software Applications Developers in NY Employment Trend

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

Software Applications Developers in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 36.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.

Job Projections for Software Applications Developers: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 5,720 annual job openings, and a total of 70,540 jobs for New York 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 York?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $66,640 to $172,770 with $111,970 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.04 to $83.06. The median hourly rate was $53.83.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $52.91 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.92.

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

Software Applications Developers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
Rochester, NY 2,680 $89,140
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 2,310 $88,420
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 2,120 $89,480
Syracuse, NY 1,190 $87,030
Binghamton, NY 790 $88,120
Utica-Rome, NY 460 $79,470
Ithaca, NY 360 $89,900
Kingston, NY 110 $72,310
Glens Falls, NY 50 $90,340

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 NY Employment Total
Software Developers, Systems Software 19,690
Computer Programmers 15,380
Web Developers 12,030

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