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Computer Programmers in Connecticut

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-4% Jobs Projection
$91,980 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

While jobs for Computer Programmers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Computer Programmers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

  • Computer Programmers in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Programmers Work in Connecticut?

In Connecticut, there were 4,110 people working as Computer Programmers in the year 2018.

There were 5,250 Computer Programmers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Programmers in CT Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,970 Computer Programmers working in it, which means Connecticut has more Computer Programmers than average.

Computer Programmers in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Computer Programmers in this state are declining at a rate of 4.2% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Computer Programmers: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 350 annual Computer Programmers job openings in Connecticut, and 5,960 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,500 annual jobs and 273,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Programmers Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Computer Programmers ranged from $56,380 to $129,890 with $91,980 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.1 to $62.45. The median hourly rate was $44.22.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.73 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.49.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Computer Programmers Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut Metros for Computer Programmers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Programmers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,000 $100,590
Springfield, MA-CT 330 $88,860
New Haven, CT 270 $91,300
Worcester, MA-CT 220 $88,920
Danbury, CT 180 $73,480

Top States for Computer Programmers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Computer Programmers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 29,740 $95,370
Texas 20,960 $84,980
New York 15,380 $85,450
Illinois 11,350 $87,770
Florida 10,390 $72,860
New Jersey 9,930 $76,320
Washington 9,670 $131,520
Pennsylvania 8,990 $84,880
Alabama 7,750 $82,410
Virginia 7,110 $92,550
North Carolina 6,210 $91,340
Missouri 5,630 $76,140
Wisconsin 5,530 $75,480
Georgia 5,460 $87,770
Ohio 5,150 $72,780
Indiana 5,010 $73,870
Maryland 4,790 $88,860
Minnesota 4,520 $81,200
Massachusetts 4,420 $92,200
Connecticut 4,110 $91,980

Below are the states where Computer Programmers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $131,520
District of Columbia $106,150
California $95,370
Colorado $92,680
Virginia $92,550
Massachusetts $92,200
Connecticut $91,980
North Carolina $91,340
Maryland $88,860
Illinois $87,770

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation CT Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 11,540
Software Developers, Systems Software 3,560
Web Developers 1,210


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