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Software Developers, Applications -- 15-1132
EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities (includes these counties: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington)


Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Typical job titles

Application Integration Engineer, Applications Developer, Computer Applications Developer, Computer Applications Engineer, Database Developer, Software Applications Architect, Software Applications Designer, Software Applications Engineer

Hourly wage - Half of all jobs pay within this range (25th to 75th percentiles)

$39.81/hr to $61.49/hr


Current DemandExpected 10-Year Openings - New positions plus replacement of departing employees
five stars High 12,742 openings expected

Typical wage by industry

Top IndustriesTypical Wage (Median)Employment
Professional and Business Services$43.79/hr7,730
Financial Activities$52.26/hr1,610
Trade, Transportation and Utilities$44.56/hr760
Education and Health Services$46.51/hr320
Public Administration$43.26/hr170
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A

Education requirements - Typical education needed to get this job

Bachelor's degree