$58,929
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,045

Profit Sharing

$3,195

Commission

$1,500

A Computer Programmer with SQL skills earns an average salary of $59,215 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$38,591 - $92,226
$39K
$59K
$92K
MEDIAN: $58,929
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90%

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$14.44 - $43.02
$14
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$43
MEDIAN: $24.67
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$0$94K
Salary $38,591 - $92,226
Bonus $0.00 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $493 - $7,189
Commission $1,500
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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$36,828 - $94,323
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 494
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $14.44 - $43.02
Overtime $18.12 - $74.28
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,920
Commission $1,500
Profit Sharing $493 - $7,189
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).
)
$36,828 - $94,323
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

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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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 174 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 73 salaries. A Computer Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 24 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 16%