Computer Programmers Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer programmers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer programmers amongst Georgia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Programmers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,660
25th Percentile Wage
$64,050
50th Percentile Wage
$82,470
75th Percentile Wage
$108,180
90th Percentile Wage
$130,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.36
25th Percentile Wage
$30.79
50th Percentile Wage
$39.65
75th Percentile Wage
$52.01
90th Percentile Wage
$62.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer programmers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.96. The median hourly salary is $39.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.36.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201682,4703.46%8.56%
201579,620-0.06%-
201379,6705.35%-
201275,410--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Programmers in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Georgia ranges from $52,440 to $127,240. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $127,240. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $87,880). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$127,240
Columbus
$87,880
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$83,120
Gainesville
$80,140
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$78,160
Warner Robins
$76,250
Dalton
$74,950
Macon
$69,760
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$66,210
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$63,120
Athens-Clarke County
$61,230
Valdosta
$56,630
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$52,440


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