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Average Computer Programmer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$71,899
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Portland, Oregon is $71,899.
10%
$38k
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$72k
90%
$126k
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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.

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Career Paths

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

Skills in SQL, HTML and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,031 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,865 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.1% less), Los Angeles, California (14.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
36.8%
Mid Career
36.8%
Experienced
26.3%