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Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salary

Mid-Career Computer Programmers can expect wages of $63K per year on average. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $40K and hits $89K on the high end. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of Mid-Career Computer Programmers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Mid-Career Computer Programmers (88 percent) survey respondents are men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,006 - $87,461
(Median)
$42K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,727
10%
50%
90%

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$14.81 - $41.19
(Median)
$15
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$42,006 - $87,461  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $10,476  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$40,399 - $89,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 555
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $41.19  
   
Overtime
$3.36 - $41.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $10,476  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$40,399 - $89,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salaries

C#
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 6%

.NET
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

HTML
0%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$62,000

Java
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

PL/SQL
up arrow 4%

PHP
up arrow 4%

VB.Net
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%

Oracle
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 15%