SAS Programming Supervisor Salary
The average salary for an SAS Programming Supervisor is $113,167 per year.
Job Description for SAS Programming Supervisor
A Statistical Analyst System (SAS) Programming supervisor's job is to supervise SAS programmers. Their programmers work with software produced by the SAS Institute. SAS programming supervisors work for various types of companies and agencies, including health care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, defense firms, universities, and government.Read More...
They work in an office environment. They must have extensive experience working as a SAS programmer and/or past experience as a supervisor in another relevant field. They must have expertise in computer programming, science, and mathematics. A bachelor's degree in statistics, computer science, or related fields is standard. A master's degree is preferred for this position.
SAS programming supervisors must have advanced experience with all SAS language, procedures, and options commonly used in their organizations. They must be skilled in computer usage and associated software, which include Microsoft Office and database programs. SAS programming supervisors and their employees must be able to effectively design and code SAS programs for assigned projects, consistently meeting objectives. They must manage project timelines and schedules of specific phases of projects or contracts and act as a liaison with internal personnel from various departments and, if applicable, with outside customer representatives. They must follow up with their programmers regularly to make sure that they meet project deadlines. They must provide guidance to their SAS programmers on resolutions of various complex problems. They must work within a budget and timeline without sacrificing high quality standards. They must evaluate their employees' performance on a regular basis and give their employees feedback in a timely manner. They may be required to train, coach, and mentor new SAS programmers and interns. They may be required to travel to visit clients.
SAS Programming Supervisor Tasks
- Develop, implement, review, and evaluate procedures and policies.
- Coordinate and manage staff and work.
- Research and analyze market statistics to develop, test, validate, execute, and maintain analytical software programs and quantitative models.