Computer Programmer with COBOL -- IBM Skills Salary

Computer Programmers with COBOL -- IBM skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly two-thirds of Computer Programmers with COBOL -- IBM skills. Salaries average out to around $79K per year and spread from $44K to $141K per year. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Computer Programmers with COBOL -- IBM skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,978 - $117,632
$47K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,533
10%
50%
90%

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$20.19 - $50.05
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,978 - $117,632  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,833  
Profit Sharing
$1,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,308 - $141,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,833  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,308 - $141,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 13 salaries. A Computer Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
47%
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Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
$78,000

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%