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2023 Computer Programming Salary

There are about 62,267 students enrolled in Computer Programming in the USA.

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Going to college is a serious investment for most people. It is critical to be sure you are able to justify that investment. Therefore, we hope the following career and income info help you in deciding your focus at college.

The average Computer Programming major takes home a first year salary of $53,412 per annum (top 18%). Later on in their professions, they can draw as much as $103,601 per year to as little as $45,054, but average around $68,773. For context, that is 78% over the nation wide average.

The most popular job title for a Computer Programming graduate is Engineer, which generally earn close to $59,000; next are Software Development Engineer and Senior Software Engineer, which typically earn around $89,000 and $82,000 respectively.

New England has the best paid Computer Programming graduates. The highest grossing state for Computer Programming graduates is RI. The best paid conference for Computer Programming graduates is Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.

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