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Software Developers (15-1252) in Bridgeport-Stamford Labor Market Area
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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2023)
All Industry
Estimated employment4,450
Mean wage$65.21
Entry wage$44.12
10th percentile wage$39.97
50th percentile wage$64.65
90th percentile wage$98.49
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1,77039.9%
Publishing Industries69015.4%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing53011.9%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3808.5%
 Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities380$86.58
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods90$81.36
Administrative and Support Services130$68.56
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities90$67.55
Software Developers (15-1252)
Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities. May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, and develop specifications and performance requirements. May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational GroupDifference
Current  $64.65 $52.17 $12.48
YearThis OccupationCompared to All OccupationsDifference
Current  $64.65 $28.00 $36.65
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2023
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Bridgeport-Stamford $64.65  4,450    
Hartford $55.42  6,980    
Norwich-New London $54.16  1,090    
New Haven $53.01  1,370    
Danbury $52.77  470  
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $55.42  6,980    
Bridgeport-Stamford $64.65  4,450    
New Haven $53.01  1,370    
Norwich-New London $54.16  1,090    
Danbury $52.77  470    
Wages in other areas
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