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Want to work in West Virginia as a Software Applications Developer? Read this first!

29.9% Jobs Projection
$77,310 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Software Applications Developers Work in West Virginia?

There were approximately 1,110 workers employed as Software Applications Developers in this state in 2018.

There were 1,200 Software Applications Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,540 Software Applications Developers working in it, which means West Virginia has fewer Software Applications Developers than average.


Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Software Applications Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 29.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 30.7%.


West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,650 total jobs in 2026 for Software Applications Developers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 85,700 annual jobs and 1,086,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Software Applications Developers Make in West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Software Applications Developers ranged from $40,480 to $142,930 with $77,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.46 to $68.72. The median hourly rate was $37.17.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.9 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.73.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top West Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 33,530 $115,360
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 240 $91,300
Charleston, WV 190 $70,430
Morgantown, WV 180 $84,550
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 80 $55,350
Winchester, VA-WV 70 $77,960
Wheeling, WV-OH 50 $76,010
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 40 $73,050

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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