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Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $50,293 per year.

$34,644 - $73,610
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,293
10%
50%
90%

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$10.97 - $30.54
(Median)
$11
$17
$31
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,644 - $73,610  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,173  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,146  
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).
)
$30,601 - $74,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,217
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.97 - $30.54  
   
Overtime
$9.92 - $40.12  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,173  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,146  
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).
)
$30,601 - $74,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 8%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 2%

C++
0%

National Average
$49,000

C#
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 2%

VB.Net
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

PHP
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%
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