Computer programmers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer programmers was $91,066 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer programmers by wage are Industrial production managers, General & operations managers, and Civil engineers.
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 Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC, Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, and Middlesex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ. 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 Douglas County PUMA, OR.