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What is the average salary for Computer Programmers in the United States?

Computer Programmers earn an average hourly wage of $39.75. Hourly wages typically start from $21.22 and go up to $61.36. Computer Programmers earn an average salary of $82,690 per year. Salaries typically start from $44,140 and go up to $127,640.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Computer Programmers in the United States earn:

$61.36 an hour $127,640 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Computer Programmers in the United States earn:

$48.28 an hour $100,410 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Computer Programmers in the United States earn:

$37.28 an hour $77,550 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Computer Programmers in the United States earn:

$28.46 an hour $59,200 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Computer Programmers in the United States earn:

$21.22 an hour $44,140 per year

Historical salary for Computer Programmers in the United States

Computer Programmer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Computer Programmer Salary in Washington $55.49 $115,430 # 1
Computer Programmer Salary in New Mexico $46.40 $96,510 # 2
Computer Programmer Salary in Colorado $44.26 $92,070 # 3
Computer Programmer Salary in District of Columbia $43.10 $89,650 # 4
Computer Programmer Salary in California $42.91 $89,250 # 5
Computer Programmer Salary in Massachusetts $42.33 $88,060 # 6
Computer Programmer Salary in Virginia $41.98 $87,320 # 7
Computer Programmer Salary in Delaware $41.61 $86,550 # 8
Computer Programmer Salary in Connecticut $41.57 $86,460 # 9
Computer Programmer Salary in New Jersey $41.50 $86,320 # 10
Computer Programmer Salary in New York $41.32 $85,950 # 11
Computer Programmer Salary in Alaska $39.36 $81,870 # 12
Computer Programmer Salary in Alabama $39.06 $81,250 # 13
Computer Programmer Salary in Texas $38.85 $80,810 # 14
Computer Programmer Salary in Arizona $38.63 $80,350 # 15
Computer Programmer Salary in North Carolina $38.61 $80,320 # 16
Computer Programmer Salary in Nevada $38.21 $79,480 # 17
Computer Programmer Salary in Minnesota $38.14 $79,330 # 18
Computer Programmer Salary in Utah $37.73 $78,470 # 19
Computer Programmer Salary in Pennsylvania $37.53 $78,060 # 20
Computer Programmer Salary in Rhode Island $37.23 $77,440 # 21
Computer Programmer Salary in Nebraska $36.65 $76,230 # 22
Computer Programmer Salary in Florida $36.57 $76,060 # 23
Computer Programmer Salary in Missouri $36.54 $76,010 # 24
Computer Programmer Salary in Michigan $35.96 $74,810 # 25
Computer Programmer Salary in New Hampshire $35.89 $74,640 # 26
Computer Programmer Salary in Tennessee $35.72 $74,290 # 27
Computer Programmer Salary in Illinois $35.61 $74,060 # 28
Computer Programmer Salary in Oregon $34.69 $72,150 # 29
Computer Programmer Salary in Wisconsin $34.64 $72,050 # 30
Computer Programmer Salary in Arkansas $34.43 $71,620 # 31
Computer Programmer Salary in Kansas $34.29 $71,320 # 32
Computer Programmer Salary in South Carolina $34.26 $71,270 # 33
Computer Programmer Salary in Ohio $33.87 $70,440 # 34
Computer Programmer Salary in Maine $33.46 $69,590 # 35
Computer Programmer Salary in Hawaii $32.76 $68,130 # 36
Computer Programmer Salary in Iowa $32.67 $67,960 # 37
Computer Programmer Salary in Vermont $32.29 $67,170 # 38
Computer Programmer Salary in Louisiana $32.01 $66,570 # 39
Computer Programmer Salary in Indiana $31.48 $65,470 # 40
Computer Programmer Salary in Oklahoma $31.43 $65,370 # 41
Computer Programmer Salary in Idaho $30.86 $64,190 # 42
Computer Programmer Salary in Kentucky $30.81 $64,080 # 43
Computer Programmer Salary in Montana $30.78 $64,030 # 44
Computer Programmer Salary in Mississippi $30.74 $63,930 # 45
Computer Programmer Salary in Wyoming $30.52 $63,480 # 46
Computer Programmer Salary in West Virginia $27.35 $56,890 # 47
Computer Programmer Salary in North Dakota $27.21 $56,590 # 48
Computer Programmer Salary in South Dakota $26.21 $54,520 # 49
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics