Computer programmer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Computer programmer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $84,840
Alabama $76,071
Arkansas $64,799
Arizona $79,070
California $95,370
Colorado $92,680
Connecticut $91,980
District of Columbia $106,150
Delaware $77,260
Florida $78,890
Georgia $87,770
Hawaii $67,403
Iowa $58,082
Idaho $65,053
Illinois $76,718
Indiana $70,617
Kansas $68,353
Kentucky $70,991
Louisiana $66,550
Massachusetts $92,200
Maryland $88,860
Maine $82,230
Michigan $75,080
Minnesota $86,710
Missouri $76,140
Mississippi $71,870
Montana $68,690
North Carolina $91,340
North Dakota $71,030
Nebraska $74,920
New Hampshire $73,850
New Jersey $76,320
New Mexico $71,040
Nevada $81,700
New York $85,450
Ohio $72,780
Oklahoma $79,620
Oregon $81,260
Pennsylvania $72,146
Puerto Rico $42,190
Rhode Island $79,000
South Carolina $75,680
South Dakota $55,950
Tennessee $77,490
Texas $84,980
Utah $79,750
Virginia $92,550
Vermont $73,680
Washington $131,520
Wisconsin $75,480
West Virginia $66,220
Wyoming $64,740

How do computer programmer salaries compare to similar careers?

Computer programmers earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than computer systems engineers but more than bioinformatics scientists.

Career Median Salary
Computer systems engineer salary $95K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $95K
Video game designer salary $95K
IT manager salary $87K
Statistician salary $84K
Computer programmer salary $85K
Computer systems administrator salary $79K
Online merchant salary $77K
Database administrator salary $79K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $79K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)