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Area Code:47900
Area Title:Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
OEWS/SOC Code:15-1132
OEWS/SOC Title:Software Developers, Applications
GeoLevel: 1

What is the Geographic Level (GeoLevel)?

  • If the data used to calculate the wage estimate came from the actual MSA or BOS area the GeoLevel code will equal "1".
  • If there were no releasable estimates for the desired area then the wages area for the area indicated plus its contiguous areas. This is signified by a GeoLevel "2".
  • If there was no releasable estimates for the area, or for the area plus contiguous areas the wage is calculated from statewide data, indicated by a GeoLevel equaling "3".
  • Finally, if there is no releasable estimate for the state, the national average is used. This is indicated by GeoLevel "4".

Level 1 Wage:$36.40 hour - $75,712 year
Level 2 Wage:$46.44 hour - $96,595 year
Level 3 Wage:$56.47 hour - $117,458 year
Level 4 Wage:$66.51 hour - $138,341 year

Mean Wage (H-2B):$56.47 hour - $117,458 year

This wage applies to the following O*NET occupations:

15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications
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.
OFLC JobZone: 4
Education & Training Code: No Level Set
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The offered wage must be at, or above the federal or state or local minimum wage, whichever is higher. The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hr effective July 24, 2009.

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