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How Much Does a Program Development Internship Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
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Program development interns in the United States make an average salary of $30,189 per year or $14.51 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $22,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $40,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Washington, California, Hawaii, and Oregon provide the highest program development internship salaries.
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Where Program Development Interns Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where program development interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Program Development Interns Earn In Different Cities?

While a program development internship can average a salary of $30,189 per year, or $14.51 per hour, there are many opportunities for program development interns to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $48,747 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Hillsboro, OR and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $30,000. The highest paying states for program development interns include Alaska, Washington and California. Meanwhile, Wyoming, South Carolina, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary

Seattle, WA

Salary Range38k - 62k$49k$48,747

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range34k - 65k$48k$47,849

Hillsboro, OR

Salary Range30k - 51k$40k$39,617

New York, NY

Salary Range29k - 48k$38k$37,818

Fort Collins, CO

Salary Range29k - 45k$37k$36,791

Washington, DC

Salary Range28k - 46k$37k$36,631

Boston, MA

Salary Range29k - 41k$35k$34,961

Houston, TX

Salary Range26k - 46k$35k$34,835

Chicago, IL

Salary Range28k - 42k$35k$34,788

Arlington, VA

Salary Range26k - 44k$35k$34,509
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High Paying Program Development Internship Jobs

Which Companies Pay Program Development Interns The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like VMware and Advanced Micro Devices as they offer the highest salaries for program development interns.
Company
Average Salary
VMware
Salary Range90k - 108k$99k$98,972
Advanced Micro Devices
Salary Range90k - 103k$97k$97,115
Splunk
Salary Range83k - 98k$91k$91,029
Boehringer Ingelheim
Salary Range83k - 98k$90k$90,479
Novartis
Salary Range81k - 96k$89k$88,825
Sanofi US
Salary Range80k - 96k$88k$88,011
KLA
Salary Range78k - 93k$86k$85,646
Genentech
Salary Range77k - 89k$83k$83,433
Keysight Technologies
Salary Range75k - 90k$83k$82,995
National Instruments
Salary Range75k - 90k$83k$82,667
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$108k

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Program Development Internship Salary History

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    Recently Added Program Development Internship Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Metropolitan State University of Denver
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    Earn & Learn Program Internship
    Earn & Learn Program Internship
    Earn & Learn Program Internship
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    11/19/2020
    11/19/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    11/19/2020
    Web Systems Development Intern
    Web Systems Development Intern
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    11/18/2020
    11/18/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    11/18/2020
    Internship Invasive Species Program Intern
    Internship Invasive Species Program Intern
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    11/17/2020
    11/17/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    11/17/2020
    Colorado State
    Colorado State
    Internship Invasive Species Program Intern
    Internship Invasive Species Program Intern
    Internship Invasive Species Program Intern
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    11/12/2020
    11/12/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    11/12/2020
    University of San Francisco
    University of San Francisco
    Athletic Development Intern
    Athletic Development Intern
    Athletic Development Intern
    San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco, CA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $33,538
    $33,538
    10/23/2020
    FCS of Mid America
    FCS of Mid America
    Intern-Organizational Development
    Intern-Organizational Development
    Intern-Organizational Development
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    09/24/2020
    Protective Insurance Corporation
    Protective Insurance Corporation
    Development Intern-Spring 2021
    Development Intern-Spring 2021
    Development Intern-Spring 2021
    Indianapolis, IN
    Indianapolis, IN
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/24/2020
    Intern-Organizational Development
    Intern-Organizational Development
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    09/22/2020
    State of Michigan
    State of Michigan
    Mdot Internship Program (Former Co-Op Program)-Southwest Region
    Mdot Internship Program (Former Co-Op Program)-Southwest Region
    Mdot Internship Program (Former Co-Op Program)-Southwest Region
    Coe, MI
    Coe, MI
    09/21/2020
    09/21/2020
    $33,079
    $33,079
    09/21/2020
    Mela Group
    Mela Group
    Outreach Development-Paid Management Internship
    Outreach Development-Paid Management Internship
    Outreach Development-Paid Management Internship
    Riverside, CA
    Riverside, CA
    09/20/2020
    09/20/2020
    $57,393
    $57,393
    09/20/2020