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Average Computer Programmer Salary in Indianapolis, Indiana

$61,994
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,800
Bonus
$600
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Indianapolis, Indiana is $61,994.
10%
$48k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$83k
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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Computer Programmer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Computer Programmer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET and SQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,669 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.0% more) and Columbus, Ohio (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
70.6%
Mid Career
29.4%