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Estimated employment400
Mean wage$38.56
Entry wage$25.35
10th percentile wage$22.12
50th percentile wage$40.49
90th percentile wage$53.42
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services23056.9%
Financial Activities408.9%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities204.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Financial Activities4046.31
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2041.66
Professional and Business Services23034.40
Computer Programmers (15-1131)
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$40.49 $38.27  $2.22
2016$39.54+2.4%$37.37 +2.4%$2.17
2015$38.78+2.0%$36.66 +2.0%$2.13
2014$38.06+1.9%$35.97 +1.9%$2.09
2013$37.33+1.9%$35.28 +1.9%$2.05
2012$36.61+2.0%$34.60 +2.0%$2.01
2011$36.04+1.6%$34.06 +1.6%$1.98
2010$35.41+1.8%$33.46 +1.8%$1.94
2009$35.03+1.1%$33.11 +1.1%$1.92
2008$33.98+3.1%$32.12 +3.1%$1.86
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$40.49 $21.56  $18.93
2016$39.54+2.4%$20.87 +3.3%$18.67
2015$38.78+2.0%$20.43 +2.1%$18.35
2014$38.06+1.9%$20.00 +2.2%$18.06
2013$37.33+1.9%$19.59 +2.1%$17.74
2012$36.61+2.0%$19.26 +1.7%$17.35
2011$36.04+1.6%$18.96 +1.6%$17.08
2010$35.41+1.8%$18.64 +1.7%$16.77
2009$35.03+1.1%$18.38 +1.4%$16.64
2008$33.98+3.1%$17.91 +2.6%$16.07
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$40.49400
Norwich-New London$39.60100
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$40.49400
Norwich-New London$39.60100
Waterbury $37.0650
Wages in other areas
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