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Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $49,469 per year.
Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary (?
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$33,275 - $71,006
(Median)
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49K
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71K
MEDIAN: $49,468
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Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary (?
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$10.96 - $30.23
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,275 - $71,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,803  
Profit Sharing
$0.24 - $4,133  
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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$29,857 - $71,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $30.23  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $39.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,803  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.24 - $4,133  
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).
)
$29,857 - $71,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 336
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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Boston
up arrow 27%
New York
up arrow 25%
Chicago
up arrow 21%
San Francisco
up arrow 21%
Austin
up arrow 19%
Washington
up arrow 17%
Dallas
up arrow 12%
Raleigh
up arrow 9%
St. Louis
up arrow 5%
Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
Houston
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National Average
$48,000
San Diego
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Orlando
up arrow 17%
Atlanta
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 8%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
PL/SQL
up arrow 4%
Java
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 2%
.NET
0%
National Average
$48,000
VB.Net
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 6%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 17%