Software Programmer

Software Programmer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$70,000
$53,000
Min 10%
$70,000
Median 50%
$94,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Salient CRGT
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a software programmer make?
Software Programmers in the US make on average $70,857 annually or $34.07 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $94,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $53,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. District of Columbia, Washington, Colorado, North Carolina, and California are some of the states with the best Software Programmer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Software Programmer is 2.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Programmer
$73,086

Average Software Programmer Salary By Location

Software Programmers in the US makes an average salary of $70,857 per year or $34.07 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as a Software Programmer will pay you the highest wages at around $86,877 per year. Even as an entry-level Software Programmer, you will make $62,000 per year in Washington, DC. The top 5 states with the highest reported Software Programmer salaries are District of Columbia, Washington, Colorado, North Carolina, and California. Arkansas, Montana, and Wyoming have the lowest Software Programmer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$86,877
2
Bellevue, WA
$84,997
3
San Francisco, CA
$84,760
4
Morrisville, NC
$78,095
5
Richmond, VA
$77,294

Average Software Programmer Salary By Company

If you are a Software Programmer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Software Programmers are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Salient CRGT and Stefanini are the best paying companies for Software Programmers. If you can find a job at a company like Levi, Ray & Shoup or PEOPLE, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Software Programmers.

Average Software Programmer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Programmer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Insurance companies, Automotive companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Software Programmers. Insurance companies pay Software Programmers an average salary of $80,046, Automotive companies pay $79,959, and Health Care companys come in at $72,230. The average salary for Software Programmers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $65,904.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Insurance
$80,046
2
Automotive
$79,959
3
Health Care
$72,230
4
Finance
$70,682
5
Manufacturing
$70,602

Recently Added Software Programmer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Industrial Automation Manufacturer
Software Programmer
12/31/2019
$60,000
06/26/2019
$60,000