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Computer Programmers Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,030
25th Percentile Wage
$47,170
50th Percentile Wage
$64,950
75th Percentile Wage
$92,530
90th Percentile Wage
$129,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in West Virginia 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 $64,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,030.

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
$64,950
9.11% 24.37%
2016
$59,030
1.71% -
2015
$58,020
12.46% -
2014
$50,790
2.34% -
2013
$49,600
0.97% -
2012
$49,120
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Programmers in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of West Virginia ranges from $44,560 to $98,420. The highest paying area for computer programmers in West Virginia is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $98,420. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (mean annual salary $98,260). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$98,420
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$98,260
Morgantown
$78,720
Huntington-Ashland
$76,350
Winchester
$73,300
Wheeling
$69,780
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$62,890
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$57,560
Charleston
$52,710
Steubenville-Weirton
$51,620
Cumberland
$48,730
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,560




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