Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $53,319 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,626 - $79,886
$38K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,319
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$12.15 - $34.83
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$35
MEDIAN: $19.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,626 - $79,886  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,813  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$32,426 - $81,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,005
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $34.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.81  
Overtime
$17.13 - $46.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,813  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$32,426 - $81,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 314

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,576

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Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

Linux
▲12%

▲3%

National Average
$52,000

C++
▼1%


▼1%

ASP.NET
▼1%

C# Programming Language
▼2%

C#
▼3%

.NET
▼3%

HTML
▼4%

ASP.NET Framework
▼4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼7%

SQL
▼8%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼11%

PHP
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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