Salary for Computer Programmers

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Also known as:  Analyst Programmer, Application Programmer Analyst, Computer Programmer, Computer Programmer Analyst, Internet Programmer, Java Developer, Programmer, Programmer Analyst, Web Applications Programmer, Web Programmer

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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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INDUSTRIES

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

Information
$115,690
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$106,960
Utilities
$104,890
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$102,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$97,520
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$96,880

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$79,560
Retail Trade
$81,930
Public Administration
$83,050
Health Care and Social Assistance
$84,760
Construction
$87,790
Accommodation and Food Services
$87,830