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Average Computer Programmer Salary in New York, New York

$79,898
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,948
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in New York, New York is $79,898.
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$103k
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$49k - $103k
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$750 - $15k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

Career Paths

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Computer Programmer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills in JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C++ Programming Language, Java and C# Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,000 based on 24 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,759 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,766 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,859 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,959.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (22.0% less), Los Angeles, California (22.0% less) and Columbus, Ohio (17.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.8%
Early Career
30.7%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
12.9%