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Average Computer Programmer with Java Skills Salary

$64,195
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,554
Bonus
$1,952
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer with Java skills is $64,195.
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$41k
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$100k
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, HTML, C++ Programming Language, C# Programming Language and SQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

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 $56,269 based on 106 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,695 based on 210 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,216 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,049 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,790.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 55.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbus, Ohio (14.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.0% less) and New York, New York (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 484 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.9%
Early Career
43.4%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
7.6%