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Computer programmer salary in United States

How much does a Computer Programmer make in the United States?

Average base salary

$70,627
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a computer programmer is $70,627 per year in the United States. 146 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2022

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Top companies for Computer Programmers in United States

  1. Ho-Chunk, Inc.
    3.4
    34 reviews6 salaries reported
    $120,000per year
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Highest paying cities for Computer Programmers near United States

  1. Santa Clara, CA
    $86,497 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $83,665 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Princeton, NJ
    $80,916 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Fremont, CA
    $80,730 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $78,295 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $75,111 per year
    44 salaries reported
  1. Albany, NY
    $74,317 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Pittsburgh, PA
    $72,445 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Memphis, TN
    $70,230 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Where can a Computer Programmer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Computer Programmers

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 36 ratings

53% of Computer Programmers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Software Engineer

152,557 job openings

Average $93,846 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Computer Programmer

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