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 among Maryland metropolitan 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 Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,150
25th Percentile Wage
$67,980
50th Percentile Wage
$82,320
75th Percentile Wage
$111,140
90th Percentile Wage
$140,290

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 $140,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,150.

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
$82,320
-1.30% 7.75%
2016
$83,390
-3.17% -
2015
$86,030
5.14% -
2013
$81,610
6.95% -
2012
$75,940
- -

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 $79,340 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 Baltimore-Towson with a median annual salary of $79,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$93,040
St Marys County
$90,590
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$88,960
Salisbury
$86,680
Baltimore-Towson
$79,340




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