The salary statistics of computer programmers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer programmers salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $101,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $46,120.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of computer programmers in 24 industries in the educational services 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 educational support services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $93,790. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - privately owned industry (annual salary $47,860). For detailed computer programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Educational Support Services - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Support Services|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned|| |
|Other Schools and Instruction|| |
|Other schools and instruction - Privately owned|| |
|Technical and trade schools - Privately owned|| |
|Technical and Trade Schools|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Support Services - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Local government owned|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Business Schools and Computer and Management Training|| |
|Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned|| |
|Junior colleges - State government owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Privately owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .