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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,520
25th Percentile Wage
$61,470
50th Percentile Wage
$77,740
75th Percentile Wage
$103,610
90th Percentile Wage
$127,910

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 $127,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,740
-6.08% 3.00%
2016
$82,470
3.46% -
2015
$79,620
-0.06% -
2013
$79,670
5.35% -
2012
$75,410
- -

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 $47,200 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 Gainesville (mean annual salary $80,140). The lowest paying area is Albany with a median annual salary of $47,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$127,240
Gainesville
$80,140
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$79,200
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$78,160
Columbus
$77,930
Athens-Clarke County
$75,450
Warner Robins
$73,050
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$68,630
Macon
$67,920
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$67,760
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$66,920
Dalton
$66,140
Valdosta
$56,630
Albany
$47,200




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