Software Programmer salary in the United States

Average salary
$97,500/yr
Based on 535 income tax records
$40,500
$228,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$63K
 
$77K
 
$104K
 
$116K
 
$103K
$40,500
$228,000
How much do Software Programmers make?
The average total salary for a Software Programmer is $97,500 per year. This is based on data from 535 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Software Programmer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Software Programmer salary can vary between $40,500 to $228,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Software Programmer salary by company

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Software Programmer demographics in United States

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30% are single
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70% are married
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53% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Software Programmers in United States

535 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a software programmer in the United States is $97,500 per year. Software programmer salaries in the United States can vary between $40,500 to $228,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 535 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as software programmer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for software programmers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($162,500 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($152,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($125,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.