Average Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Computer Programmer is $69,095.
MEDIAN $69,095
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$49k - $96k
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Job Description for Computer Programmer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Computer Programmer

The top respondents for the job title Computer Programmer are from the companies Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Techmahindra Ltd and Casey's General Stores, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Tata Consultancy Services Limited where the average pay is $68,956. Casey's General Stores, Inc. pays the lowest at around $63,877.

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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

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 $50,814 based on 964 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,065 based on 1,344 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,183 based on 513 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,422.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in Tampa, Florida earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (21.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).

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