Computer Programmers Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,600
25th Percentile Wage
$53,490
50th Percentile Wage
$70,210
75th Percentile Wage
$86,300
90th Percentile Wage
$103,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.04
25th Percentile Wage
$25.72
50th Percentile Wage
$33.76
75th Percentile Wage
$41.49
90th Percentile Wage
$49.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer programmers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.92. The median hourly salary is $33.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.04.

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
201670,2102.89%5.27%
201568,1800.69%-
201467,7102.50%-
201366,020-0.74%-
201266,510--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Ohio ranges from $47,220 to $74,000. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Ohio is Columbus with a median annual salary of $74,000. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Dayton (mean annual salary $72,570). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$74,000
Dayton
$72,570
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$71,780
Canton-Massillon
$71,380
Akron
$69,640
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$69,220
Springfield
$67,750
Toledo
$65,290
Cincinnati-Middletown
$63,380
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$60,100
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$58,790
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$47,220


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