Computer Programmers Salary Information in Maryland

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer programmers in the state of Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer programmers amongst Maryland cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Programmers in Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,510
25th Percentile Wage
$67,770
50th Percentile Wage
$83,390
75th Percentile Wage
$110,900
90th Percentile Wage
$135,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.25
25th Percentile Wage
$32.58
50th Percentile Wage
$40.09
75th Percentile Wage
$53.32
90th Percentile Wage
$65.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer programmers in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.27. The median hourly salary is $40.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201683,390-3.17%8.93%
201586,0305.14%-
201381,6106.95%-
201275,940--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Maryland ranges from $59,720 to $93,040. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Maryland is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick with a median annual salary of $93,040. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is St Marys County (mean annual salary $90,590). The lowest paying area is Salisbury with a median annual salary of $59,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$93,040
St Marys County
$90,590
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$88,960
Baltimore-Towson
$79,090
Salisbury
$59,720



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