Systems & Programming Manager Salary
Average pay for a Systems & Programming Manager in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $103K per year. The majority of Systems & Programming Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Systems & Programming Managers survey respondents are men (78 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
|Salary||$66,384 - $158,854|
|Bonus||$101.37 - $23,786|
|Total Pay (||$64,595 - $171,260|
Job Description for Systems & Programming Manager
Systems and programming manager positions are a mix between mid-level work and supervisory duties. Many of the day-to-day responsibilities includes guiding and supervising coworkers to ensure quality and efficiency standards are met. However, this position also requires specific knowledge of technical subjects in the programming languages and systems used by the hiring company. Specific tasks performed by systems and programming managers include ensuring changes to applications are properly documented, auditing code for standards and performance, scheduling and designing development cycles, and ensuring client needs are being met. This position has minimal physical requirements beyond long hours spent in an office using computers. Systems and programming managers typically work in an office environment during regular business hours, although overtime may be occasionally required depending on the company's needs.Read More...
The minimum work experience required for systems and programming managers varies by position, but typically at least five years of programming experience is the minimum needed. Educational requirements also vary, but a bachelor's degree in a field such as computer science or information technology is considered standard. Many companies prefer master's degrees, while some wave educational requirements in lieu of relevant experience. Specific software and tools used vary among companies, and knowledge and certifications relevant to the company are needed.
Systems & Programming Manager Tasks
- Analyze, design, develop, and integrate hardware, software, and interfaces.
- Act as subject matter expert for programs and systems, and prioritize and interpret changes.
- Assess, propose, and evaluate hardware and software solutions for various projects.
- Oversee testing protocols and evaluate results to determine next steps, and suggest technical alternatives.
- Write, apply, check, and test requirements and developed code.
Pay by Experience Level for Systems & Programming Manager
Pay by Experience for a Systems & Programming Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems & Programming Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems & Programming Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Systems & Programming Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 18 salaries. A Systems & Programming Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 7 salaries.
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