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Software Developers (15-1252) in New Haven Labor Market Area
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New Haven LMA (1Q 2023)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,370
Mean wage$58.95
Entry wage$39.94
10th percentile wage$38.28
50th percentile wage$53.01
90th percentile wage$87.04
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services49035.3%
Publishing Industries1208.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises906.8%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities906.4%
 Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities90$65.62
Management of Companies and Enterprises90$55.48
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services490$54.62
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing60$54.56
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  $53.01 $47.58 $5.43
YearThis OccupationCompared to All OccupationsDifference
Current  $53.01 $25.00 $28.01
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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