Software Programmer/Analyst

Software Programmer/Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$79,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$79,000
Median 50%
$103,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Wells Fargo
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a software programmer/analyst make?
As a Software Programmer/Analyst in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $79,285 per year or $38.12 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 43,000. The top 10 percent earn over $103,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $60,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Software Programmer/Analysts are Professional companies and Construction companies. States with the highest Software Programmer/Analyst salaries include Washington, District of Columbia, California, New Hampshire, and New York. The typical tenure for a Software Programmer/Analyst is 3.5 years.

Average Software Programmer/Analyst Salary By Location

As a Software Programmer/Analyst in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $79,285 per year or $38.12 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Software Programmer/Analyst will pay you the highest wages at around $100,413 per year. Even an entry-level Software Programmer/Analyst makes $71,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Software Programmer/Analyst salaries are Washington, District of Columbia, California, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, and Virginia. On the other hand, Indiana, Kentucky, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Hawaii report the lowest wages for Software Programmer/Analysts.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$100,413
2
New York, NY
$86,516
3
Boston, MA
$85,771
4
Richmond, VA
$84,552
5
Austin, TX
$84,518

Average Software Programmer/Analyst Salary By Company

Software Programmer/Analysts report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Software Programmer/Analysts. Wells Fargo and NuVox are the highest paying companies. Companies like McKesson and PAR Technology also report very competitive wages for Software Programmer/Analysts.

Average Software Programmer/Analyst Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Programmer/Analyst works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Hospitality companies, Retail companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Software Programmer/Analysts. Hospitality companies pay their Software Programmer/Analysts the highest wages, averaging $85,809 per year. Retail companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $84,277 and $80,851, respectively. The average salary for Software Programmer/Analysts in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $74,833.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$85,809
2
Retail
$84,277
3
Non Profits
$80,851
4
Finance
$79,454
5
Technology
$76,976

Recently Added Software Programmer/Analyst Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Peralta Community College District
Software Programmer/Analyst
01/23/2020
$97,116
County of Monterey
Software Programmer/Analyst
08/03/2019
$69,955
Peralta Community College District
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