$68,351
Avg. Salary
$26.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,457

Profit Sharing

$1,987

The average pay for a Computer Programmer is $26.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Programmer is $68,351 per year.

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MEDIAN $68,351
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$0$99K
Salary $47,814 - $95,199
Bonus $97.44 - $10,078
Profit Sharing $0.38 - $17,114
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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$44,763 - $99,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 681
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $14.71 - $54.74
Overtime $14.50 - $87.00
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $97.44 - $10,078
Profit Sharing $0.38 - $17,114
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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$44,763 - $99,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

Job Description for Computer Programmer

Computer programmers work in a wide range of industries, but generally in offices as salaried employees who code or write computer software and write, design, debug, troubleshoot, and maintain source code related to various computer programs. They also ensure that all source code is written in programming languages that can be understood by the computer so that programs can then be used by end-users. They may also customize computer programs which were purchased from vendors.

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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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Computer Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Houston, Texas?

Computer Programmer in Houston, Texas:
"Commutes are terrible."
Pros: Lots of opportunity.
Cons: The commute.

Computer Programmer in Longview, Washington:
"Really Nice if you don't mind the rain."
Pros: The ability to help people who don't have a lot
Cons: there is a lot of people in low income households and that does bring negatives to the area.

Computer Programmer in Columbus:
Pros: No traffic problems, lots of stuff to do, low housing costs.
Cons: Some very small minded people.

Computer Programmer in Cranston:
"It is good."
Pros: I get to improve software add perks make Windows better.
Cons: People expect a lot from it which makes it take a lot of time.

Computer Programmer in San Francisco:
Pros: I do what I love and I like that I can continuously learn something.
Cons: Too much time spent in front of the computer.

Computer Programmer in Honolulu:
"Exciting, New, Different."
Pros: I like how they allow flexible schedules.
Cons: I do not like how I can't work from home.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

ASP.NET Framework
▲6%

Java
▲5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲5%

JavaScript
▲4%

C++
▲2%

.NET
▲2%

C++ Programming Language
▲2%

C# Programming Language
▲1%

PL/SQL
▼0%

Oracle
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

SQL
▼1%

HTML
▼1%

C#
▼2%

ASP.NET
▼4%

PHP
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 18%