$58,544
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,741

Profit Sharing

$2,948

Commission

$1,500

The average salary for a Computer Programmer with Microsoft SQL Server skills is $59,564 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$39,014 - $90,902
$39K
$59K
$91K
MEDIAN: $58,544
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90%

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$12.87 - $40.91
$13
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$0$92K
Salary $39,014 - $90,902
Bonus $99.67 - $19,271
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,000
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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$34,921 - $92,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 252
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $12.87 - $40.91
Overtime $9.86 - $78.30
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $99.67 - $19,271
Commission $1,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,000
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).
)
$34,921 - $92,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 73

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 $48,000 based on 107 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 $71,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 50 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 $81,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲28%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 21%