Computer Programmers Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,280
25th Percentile Wage
$55,490
50th Percentile Wage
$71,750
75th Percentile Wage
$91,820
90th Percentile Wage
$106,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.81
25th Percentile Wage
$26.68
50th Percentile Wage
$34.50
75th Percentile Wage
$44.15
90th Percentile Wage
$51.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer programmers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.22. The median hourly salary is $34.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.81.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer programmers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,7501.24%5.87%
201570,860-2.60%-
201472,7006.67%-
201367,8500.46%-
201267,540--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Michigan ranges from $57,080 to $80,730. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $80,730. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $78,500). The lowest paying area is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $57,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$80,730
Ann Arbor
$78,500
Jackson
$75,370
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$74,880
Kalamazoo-Portage
$72,350
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$71,030
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$70,950
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$70,930
Holland-Grand Haven
$70,160
Battle Creek
$67,360
Flint
$66,840
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$63,690
Niles-Benton Harbor
$63,640
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$59,700
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$58,390
South Bend-Mishawaka
$57,390
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$57,080


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