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Computer Programmers Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,870
25th Percentile Wage
$59,950
50th Percentile Wage
$80,720
75th Percentile Wage
$102,220
90th Percentile Wage
$129,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,870.

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
$80,720
1.23% 10.54%
2016
$79,730
2.41% -
2015
$77,810
5.51% -
2014
$73,520
1.54% -
2013
$72,390
0.25% -
2012
$72,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Minnesota ranges from $58,490 to $100,270. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $100,270. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is St Cloud (mean annual salary $79,120). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $58,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$100,270
St Cloud
$79,120
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$77,640
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$77,250
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$61,920
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$60,940
Mankato-North Mankato
$58,490




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