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Computer programmer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $62,003
Low $46,374
High $82,901
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a computer programmer is $62,003 per year in the United States. 2k salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2023

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Top companies for Computer Programmers in United States

  1. Zensar Technologies
    710 reviews1.6k salaries reported
    $98,042per year
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Highest paying cities for Computer Programmers near United States

  1. Morrisville, PA
    $97,784 per year
    325 salaries reported
  2. San Jose, CA
    $76,584 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. Albany, NY
    $72,809 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $65,021 per year
    17 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $63,787 per year
    24 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $61,789 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Pittsburgh, PA
    $60,000 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $56,062 per year
    40 salaries reported
  3. El Paso, TX
    $54,152 per year
    5 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?

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Common questions about salaries for a Computer Programmer

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