Java Programmer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$75,000
$61,000
$75,000
$92,000
Java Programmers in the United States make an average salary of $75,708 per year or $36.4 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $61,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $92,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Virginia, Wyoming, Maine, and Georgia provide the highest Java Programmer salaries.
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Map of Java Programmer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Java Programmers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Java Programmer Salary By Location

While a Java Programmer can average a salary of $75,708 per year, or $36.4 per hour, there are many opportunities for Java Programmers to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $92,715 per year. Other high-paying locations include Alexandria, VA, San Mateo, CA and Alpharetta, GA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $66,000. The highest paying states for Java Programmers include Washington, Virginia and Wyoming. Meanwhile, Iowa, Vermont, and Nevada offer the lowest salaries.

Average Java Programmer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Java Programmer, being employed by a company such as CBS or JPMorgan Chase would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Citi and Randstad USA also report highly competitive salaries for Java Programmers.
Company
Average Salary
$116,822
$117k
$93,983
$94k
$87,221
$87k
$85,077
$85k
$83,524
$84k

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Average Java Programmer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Java Programmer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Technology, Health Care, and Manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Java Programmers. For example, Java Programmers make a whopping average salary of $78,107 while working for Technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $74,991 at Health Care companies and $72,304 at Manufacturing companies. But Java Programmers may want to avoid working in the Finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $72,069.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$78,107
$78k
Health Care
Health Care
$74,991
$75k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$72,304
$72k
Insurance
Insurance
$72,179
$72k
Finance
Finance
$72,069
$72k

Java Programmer Salary History

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Java Programmer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Java Programmer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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