Career and Job Search Guide

Computer Programmer Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $18.49 $31.50 $51.26
  Annual Wage $38,500 $65,500 $106,600
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Computer Programmers Convert project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. Develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. May program web sites.