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Experienced Computer Programmer Salary (United States)

An Experienced Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $68,117 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Computer Programmer Salary (?
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$44,280 - $99,366
(Median)
44K
54K
68K
82K
99K
MEDIAN: $68,116
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Experienced Computer Programmer Salary (?
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$17.83 - $55.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,280 - $99,366  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,836  
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $14,000  
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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$43,825 - $104,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.83 - $55.96  
   
Overtime
$17.25 - $51.00  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $14,000  
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).
)
$43,825 - $104,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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New York
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Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
St. Louis
up arrow 13%
Chicago
0%
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$70,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Computer Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 16%
PL/SQL
up arrow 8%
Java
up arrow 7%
.NET
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 3%
JavaScript
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
National Average
$70,000
C++
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 6%
COBOL
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 8%
VB.Net
up arrow 12%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 17%