Computer Programmers in Massachusetts
Considering a career as a Computer Programmer in Massachusetts?
While jobs for Computer Programmers in Massachusetts are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Computer Programmers in Massachusetts is expected to decrease.
Computer Programmers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Computer Programmers Work in Massachusetts?
There were approximately 4,420 workers employed as Computer Programmers in this state in 2018.
There were 5,150 Computer Programmers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 730 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,970 Computer Programmers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Computer Programmers than average.
Job Projections for Massachusetts
Jobs for Computer Programmers in this state are declining at a rate of 10.4% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -7.2%.
Massachusetts Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 290 annual job openings, and 5,370 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Programmers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 15,500 annual jobs and 273,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Computer Programmers Make in Massachusetts?
In 2018 wages for Computer Programmers ranged from $57,960 to $137,590 with $92,200 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.87 to $66.15. The median hourly rate was $44.33.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.23 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.10.
The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Massachusetts 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|
Top States for Computer Programmers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Computer Programmers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Computer Programmers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$106,150|
Related Careers in MA
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|Occupation||MA Employment Total|
|Software Developers, Applications||29,110|
|Software Developers, Systems Software||25,540|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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