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31.7% Jobs Projection
$84,480 Median Salary
1,250 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in Wisconsin?

16,940 people worked as Software Applications Developers in 2018 in this state.

There were 15,840 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Software Applications Developers in WI Employment Trend

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

Software Applications Developers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 31.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.

Job Projections for Software Applications Developers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,250 annual Software Applications Developers job openings in Wisconsin, and 15,780 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $54,850 to $125,690 with $84,480 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.37 to $60.43. The median hourly rate was $40.62.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.8 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.82.

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

Software Applications Developers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 26,860 $96,520
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 17,730 $96,580
Madison, WI 7,650 $86,080
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 5,210 $85,520
Green Bay, WI 940 $69,500
Appleton, WI 490 $90,300
Wausau, WI 370 $95,950
Duluth, MN-WI 320 $75,380
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 280 $89,200
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 210 $71,740
Racine, WI 180 $81,760
Janesville-Beloit, WI 160 $77,490
Eau Claire, WI 160 $59,100
Sheboygan, WI 130 $88,070
Fond du Lac, WI 90 $81,490

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 WI Employment Total
Computer Programmers 5,530
Software Developers, Systems Software 3,790
Web Developers 3,030

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