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Want to work in Arkansas as a Systems Software Developer? Read this first!

16.2% Jobs Projection
$84,570 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Systems Software Developers in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

  • Systems Software Developers in Arkansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Systems Software Developers Work in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, there were 1,190 people working as Systems Software Developers in the year 2018.

There were 1,260 Systems Software Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Systems Software Developers in AR Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,220 Systems Software Developers working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Systems Software Developers than average.

Systems Software Developers in AR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Systems Software Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.

Job Projections for Systems Software Developers: Nation vs. AR

Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 1,220 jobs for Arkansas Systems Software Developers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 32,900 annual jobs and 472,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Systems Software Developers Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Systems Software Developers ranged from $55,690 to $120,710 with $84,570 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.77 to $58.04. The median hourly rate was $40.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.66 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.00.

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

Systems Software Developers Earnings: AR vs. National Average

Top Arkansas Metros for Systems Software Developers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 680 $88,080
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 600 $79,370
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 430 $90,020
Fort Smith, AR-OK 100 $86,130

Top States for Systems Software Developers Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 88,910 $127,670
Texas 28,720 $108,570
Virginia 27,800 $117,400
Massachusetts 25,540 $115,580
New York 19,690 $111,320
Florida 17,270 $99,050
Illinois 17,130 $107,390
Washington 16,130 $121,470
Maryland 15,430 $118,300
Georgia 12,910 $104,640
Arizona 11,500 $101,490
Colorado 11,170 $117,350
Michigan 10,320 $88,800
New Jersey 8,960 $121,680
Pennsylvania 8,810 $98,440
North Carolina 7,070 $104,710
Minnesota 6,460 $106,290
Missouri 6,440 $93,870
Utah 5,690 $102,640
Ohio 5,400 $98,830

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

State Annual Median Salary
California $127,670
New Hampshire $127,470
New Jersey $121,680
Washington $121,470
Maryland $118,300
Virginia $117,400
Colorado $117,350
Massachusetts $115,580
District of Columbia $115,500
New York $111,320

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation AR Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 3,910
Computer Programmers 1,910
Web Developers 430

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