Software Programmer Salary

The average pay for a Software Programmer is $60,852 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$41,289 - $98,377
$41K
$62K
$98K
MEDIAN: $62,334
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50%
90%

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$14.00 - $34.97
$14
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.14
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$0$98K
Salary $41,289 - $98,377
Bonus $0.00 - $10,113
Profit Sharing $491.32 - $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).
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$37,119 - $98,570
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 242
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.00 - $34.97
Overtime $24.21 - $48.90
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,113
Profit Sharing $491.32 - $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).
)
$37,119 - $98,570
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

Job Description for Software Programmer

A software programmer is responsible for programming and coding new types of software for an organization; they usually work on a computer, or a system of computers. They must be adept at programming, data processing, and database management. They do not have any direct contact with customers typically, but the job they perform can impact customers indirectly. Software programmers must have knowledge in coding and database programs such as PHP, ASP.NET and SharePoint 2013.

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Software Programmer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Common Career Paths for Software Programmer


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Software Programmer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Programmer

Pay by Experience Level for Software Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Software Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 256 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Software Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 68 salaries. A Software Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,968

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Key Stats for Software Programmer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Software Programmer Salaries

▲29%

Late-Career
▲27%

▲12%

National Average
$61,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Programmer Salaries

▲4%


SQL
▲1%

National Average
$61,000

C++
▼4%


▼4%

▼4%




C#
▼7%

▼11%

C
▼12%

PHP
▼12%

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 18%