Systems Developer Salary (United States)

A Systems Developer earns an average salary of $61,612 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Systems Developer Total Pay (?
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$44,775 - $88,868
(Median)
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89K
MEDIAN: $61,611
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Systems Developer Total Pay (?
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$16.76 - $40.19
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,775 - $88,868  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$712 - $7,861  
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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$44,141 - $91,582  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.76 - $40.19  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $101.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$712 - $7,861  
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).
)
$44,141 - $91,582  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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Job Description for Systems Developer

Systems developers conduct software development tasks such as programming and analysis. This also includes duties such as maintenance, testing, and client support for the developed software and the systems in which it functions. The exact languages and technologies used by individuals in this position vary by company; the systems developer must be proficient in the languages and technologies used by their company. Systems developers may work for a variety of employers, but they often work for technology-related companies. The basic systems developer generally does not supervise other employees, but they do work regularly with colleagues; in many cases, these colleagues are part of smaller organizational teams to increase communications and efficiency within projects; however, the systems developer may have supervisory responsibilities and a different team system based on their employer
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Systems Developer Tasks
  • Monitor the efficiency of current systems and suggest improvements.
  • Design new systems and develop enhancements to existing systems.
  • Create databases and online reports to support project measurement and data analytics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Systems Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$63,000

Skills That Affect Systems Developer Salaries

National Average
$63,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Java
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 7%
C#
up arrow 8%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%
JavaScript
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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