Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $51,423 per year.

$35,864 - $76,000
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,422
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$11.60 - $34.26
(Median)
$12
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,864 - $76,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,026  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,071  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$31,198 - $76,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $34.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$15.84 - $45.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,026  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,071  
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).
)
$31,198 - $76,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 372
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Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

C++
0%

National Average
$51,000

C#
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 6%

VB.Net
up arrow 6%

PHP
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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