Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salary

Mid-Career Computer Programmers take home approximately $68K annually on average. In the world of Mid-Career Computer Programmers, overall income ranges from $45K near the bottom to $101K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $18K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Mid-Career Computer Programmers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Mid-Career Computer Programmers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,823 - $96,663
$48K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,816
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$13.69 - $58.72
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$27
$59
MEDIAN: $26.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,823 - $96,663  
   
Bonus
$96.68 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,246  
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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$44,845 - $100,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $58.72  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$96.68 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,246  
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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$44,845 - $100,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

ASP.NET Framework
▲7%

Java
▲6%

JavaScript
▲5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲5%

C++
▲3%

.NET
▲3%

C++ Programming Language
▲3%

C# Programming Language
▲1%

PL/SQL
▲1%

Oracle
▲1%

SQL
▼0%

HTML
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

C#
▼1%

ASP.NET
▼3%

PHP
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 19%