Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salary

Mid-Career Computer Programmers take home an average $65K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $10K, total cash payment to Mid-Career Computer Programmers can bottom out at $41K or peak near $94K. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Mid-Career Computer Programmers are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Mid-Career Computer Programmers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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

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$14.65 - $49.53
(Median)
$15
$26
$50
MEDIAN: $25.00
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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 (?
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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).
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$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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