An SAS Programmer earns an average salary of $70,561 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
SAS Programmer Total Pay (?
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$48,906 - $101,311
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MEDIAN: $70,561
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SAS Programmer Total Pay (?
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$25.34 - $78.93
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,906 - $101,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,970  
Profit Sharing
$480.47 - $7,923  
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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$49,881 - $120,071  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 909
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$25.34 - $78.93  
   
Overtime
$29.40 - $77.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$480.47 - $7,923  
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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$49,881 - $120,071  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 909
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Job Description for SAS Programmer
An SAS programmer typically programs develops, maintains, and validates data structure and software. This can involve statistical analyses, reports, data sets, tables, figures, and listings. They design and write standard macros that can be maintained, supported, documented, and user friendly. They may also assist with training other programmers or statisticians to ensure the development of specific skill sets within the company.
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SAS Programmer Tasks
  • Design, implement, test, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Write stored procedures and code to implement extract, transform, and load methodologies.
  • Design, implement, and test the structure and schemas of the data warehouse.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$75,000
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Experience Affects SAS Programmer Salaries

National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect SAS Programmer Salaries

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SAS
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National Average
$75,000
Microsoft Access
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SQL
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Microsoft Office
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 17%
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