Salary for Computer Programmers

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A Computer Programmer can earn average salaries in a range of $51,440 - $146,050 based on tenure and industry expertise. can earn an average compensation of ninety-five thousand six hundred and fourty dollars per year.

can receive the best pay in Washington, which has average pay levels of near $177,210. They can get the best pay in Information, where they get average job salaries of $115,690.

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Computer Programmers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Retail Trade
Public Administration
Health Care and Social Assistance
Accommodation and Food Services