Computer Programmers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,120
25th Percentile Wage
$56,540
50th Percentile Wage
$70,070
75th Percentile Wage
$84,740
90th Percentile Wage
$101,000

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,0702.54%9.01%
201568,2901.89%-
201467,0002.42%-
201365,3802.48%-
201263,760--

Compare Computer Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

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
$93,790
Educational Support Services
$92,100
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$84,780
Other Schools and Instruction
$82,590
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$82,520
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$78,940
Technical and Trade Schools
$77,270
Educational Services - Privately owned
$74,260
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$73,310
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$72,770
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$70,710
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$70,580
Educational Services
$70,070
Educational Services - Local government owned
$69,650
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$69,430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$68,220
Educational Services - State government owned
$67,910
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$67,080
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,010
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$63,400
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$63,400
Junior colleges - State government owned
$61,060
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$47,860

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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