$54,992
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,185

Profit Sharing

$4,000

A Computer Programmer with Visual Basic (VB) skills earns an average salary of $53,596 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$33,041 - $93,825
$33K
$55K
$94K
MEDIAN: $54,992
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50%
90%

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$10.29 - $41.12
$10
$20
$41
MEDIAN: $19.70
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$0$93K
Salary $33,041 - $93,825
Bonus $197 - $7,149
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
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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$30,582 - $92,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 182
Hourly Data $0$116
Hourly Rate $10.29 - $41.12
Overtime $0.30 - $116
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $197 - $7,149
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
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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$30,582 - $92,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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 $47,000 based on 88 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 $58,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 25 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 $86,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 18%