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Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $50,189 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,531 - $73,863
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,189
10%
50%
90%

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$10.77 - $30.70
(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
$34,531 - $73,863  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,987  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,162  
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).
)
$30,416 - $74,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $30.70  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $40.03  
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 - $6,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,162  
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).
)
$30,416 - $74,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 344

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 10%

Java
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C++
0%

National Average
$49,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

VB.Net
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 9%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 238 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%