$68,857
Avg. Salary
$23.64
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,300

Profit Sharing

$1,113

The average pay for a Computer Programmer with Linux skills is $23.64 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Programmer with Linux skills is $68,857 per year.

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$0$113K
Salary $40,438 - $113,233
Bonus $0.00 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $1,113
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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$39,462 - $112,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data $0$118
Hourly Rate $11.40 - $49.30
Overtime $33.50
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $1,113
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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$39,462 - $112,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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 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 $53,000 based on 60 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 $74,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 32 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 $93,000 based on 13 salaries.

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
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 15%