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
$46,280
25th Percentile Wage
$57,330
50th Percentile Wage
$71,610
75th Percentile Wage
$87,940
90th Percentile Wage
$103,270

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 $103,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $46,280.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,610
2.15% 10.96%
2016
$70,070
2.54% -
2015
$68,290
1.89% -
2014
$67,000
2.42% -
2013
$65,380
2.48% -
2012
$63,760
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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
$91,720
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$85,170
Other Schools and Instruction
$85,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$84,780
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$77,140
Educational Services - Privately owned
$75,620
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$73,950
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$73,540
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$73,420
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$72,770
Educational Services - Local government owned
$72,620
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$72,480
Educational Services
$71,610
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$71,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$70,870
Technical and Trade Schools
$70,810
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$69,410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$68,960
Educational Services - State government owned
$68,540
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$67,330
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$63,400
Junior colleges - State government owned
$59,230
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$47,860

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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