Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $49,242 per year.
Entry-Level Computer Programmer Total Pay (?
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$32,462 - $71,143
(Median)
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49K
59K
71K
MEDIAN: $49,242
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Entry-Level Computer Programmer Total Pay (?
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$10.87 - $30.97
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,462 - $71,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,333  
Profit Sharing
$0.20 - $4,156  
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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$29,537 - $71,997  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,531
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $30.97  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $39.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,333  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.20 - $4,156  
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).
)
$29,537 - $71,997  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,531
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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
up arrow 34%
San Francisco
up arrow 30%
Boston
up arrow 30%
New York
up arrow 28%
Chicago
up arrow 22%
Washington
up arrow 18%
Austin
up arrow 18%
Dallas
up arrow 13%
Raleigh
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 3%
Columbus
up arrow 2%
National Average
$48,000
San Diego
up arrow 6%
Atlanta
up arrow 16%
Orlando
up arrow 17%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 8%
PL/SQL
up arrow 5%
ASP.NET
up arrow 4%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 1%
VB.Net
0%
National Average
$48,000
C#
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 7%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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