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Systems Software Developers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $51.99
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Systems Software Developers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$41.88 $53.81 $68.26
Minnesota
$42.51 $51.99 $63.67
Central Minnesota
$35.48 $42.94 $49.85
Northeast Minnesota
$30.92 $41.45 $49.39
Northwest Minnesota
$37.99 $44.86 $50.88
Southeast Minnesota
$40.00 $45.78 $51.11
Southwest Minnesota
$37.82 $45.54 $50.92
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$44.24 $55.69 $67.33

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 6,460 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Systems Software Developers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 5,985 new Systems Software Developers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Systems Software Developers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 425,000 472,100 47,100 11.1%
Minnesota 9,097 9,306 209 2.3%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 167 204 37 22.2%
Central Minnesota 236 211 -25 -10.6%
Southwest Minnesota 82 72 -10 -12.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,835 7,290 455 6.7%


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