Computer programmers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer programmers was $91,836 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer programmers by wage are Other Physical Scientists, Software quality assurance analysts and testers, and Purchasing managers.
Computer programmers are part of the Computer & mathematical occupations, along with Computer systems analysts, Information security analysts, Computer and information research scientists, Computer support specialists, Computer network architects, and 11 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Computer programmers are Middlesex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC, and Forsyth County PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer programmers are Middlesex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC, and Metuchen Borough PUMA, NJ.