Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salary

For Mid-Career Computer Programmers, annual average wages total $65K per year. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career Computer Programmers vary widely between $41K and $94K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Mid-Career Computer Programmers (87 percent) survey respondents are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,444 - $90,776
(Median)
$43K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,169
10%
50%
90%

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$14.65 - $49.53
(Median)
$15
$26
$50
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,444 - $90,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,051  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $10,304  
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).
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$41,386 - $94,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 622
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $49.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$3.50 - $44.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $10,304  
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).
)
$41,386 - $94,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

C++
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

PL/SQL
up arrow 1%

Oracle
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 5%

PHP
up arrow 7%

VB.Net
up arrow 8%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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