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Programmer Computer Salary

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Salary Data for Programmer Computer

$89,649 (USD)/yr

$43 (USD)/hr

$3,425 (USD)/yr

$88,479 (USD)/yr

$43 (USD)/hr

$3,425 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Programs computers. Develops, runs tests, and maintains current computer programs that provide instructions computers must follow to perform their function. Develops, designs, and tests logical structure for solving problems by computers. Writes programs according to specifications, which may be provided by Software Engineers, Systems Analysts, or other computer scientists. Updates, repairs, modifies, and expands existing computer programs. This position is distinguished from Programmer Analyst as this position may not include or involves a lesser degree of structured analysis, impact and compatibility analysis, cost analysis, computer capability analysis, feasibility studies, and user/customer interface.
The average programmer computer salary in United States is $89,649 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,425. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$63,203 (USD)

$111,175 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$103,928 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Programmer Computer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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