Computer Programmers Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of computer programmers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer programmers salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,440
25th Percentile Wage
$53,970
50th Percentile Wage
$73,230
75th Percentile Wage
$97,860
90th Percentile Wage
$124,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer programmers is $124,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $37,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,230
4.90% -3.56%
2016
$69,640
1.01% -
2015
$68,940
-6.57% -
2014
$73,470
-8.22% -
2013
$79,510
4.62% -
2012
$75,840
- -

Compare Computer Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer programmers in 24 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer programmers occupations is the automobile dealers industry with an annual salary $90,460. The lowest paying industry is the general merchandise stores industry (annual salary $37,520). For detailed computer programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automobile Dealers
$90,460
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$87,100
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$86,940
Nonstore Retailers
$86,490
Direct Selling Establishments
$84,510
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$82,930
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$82,550
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$81,690
Grocery Stores
$80,450
Food and Beverage Stores
$80,230
Clothing Stores
$79,260
Health and Personal Care Stores
$77,590
Health and Personal Care Stores
$77,590
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$77,590
Home Furnishings Stores
$77,280
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$72,780
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$72,590
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$71,780
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$71,070
Furniture Stores
$67,790
Sporting Goods Stores
$62,690
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$60,670
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$60,670
General Merchandise Stores
$37,520

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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