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Computer Programmers Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer programmers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer programmers amongst Massachusetts areas 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 Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,960
25th Percentile Wage
$70,580
50th Percentile Wage
$89,920
75th Percentile Wage
$116,170
90th Percentile Wage
$143,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,960.

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
$89,920
-2.41% 15.24%
2016
$92,090
-1.44% -
2015
$93,420
8.08% -
2014
$85,870
6.06% -
2013
$80,670
5.52% -
2012
$76,220
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Programmers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $62,790 to $95,900. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Massachusetts is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $95,900. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Pittsfield (mean annual salary $94,680). The lowest paying area is Peabody with a median annual salary of $62,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Barnstable Town
$95,900
Pittsfield
$94,680
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$94,330
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$87,880
Worcester
$85,900
Framingham
$83,880
Springfield
$82,290
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$80,980
New Bedford
$79,670
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$72,420
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$71,780
Peabody
$62,790




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