Entry-Level Computer Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Computer Programmer earns an average salary of $53,793 per year.

$36,996 - $81,894
$37K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,100
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50%
90%

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$11.85 - $34.91
$12
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.89
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50%
90%

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$0$82K
Salary $36,996 - $81,894
Bonus $0.00 - $9,768
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,677
Commission $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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$32,656 - $82,626
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,688
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $34.91
Hourly Tips $0.81
Overtime $14.98 - $48.06
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,768
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,677
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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$32,656 - $82,626
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 476

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.

Computer Programmer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,396

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

▲2%

Linux
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

▼2%

ASP.NET
▼2%

C++
▼3%


.NET
▼3%

C#
▼4%

HTML
▼5%

ASP.NET Framework
▼5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼9%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼10%

SQL
▼12%

PHP
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%