Systems Developer Salary

A Systems Developer earns an average salary of $60,440 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$46,241 - $91,222
$46K
$62K
$91K
MEDIAN: $61,749
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50%
90%

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$12.08 - $31.79
$12
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $21.37
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$0$95K
Salary $46,241 - $91,222
Bonus $397.32 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $2,975
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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$43,040 - $95,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $12.08 - $31.79
Overtime $39.00
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $397.32 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $2,975
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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$43,040 - $95,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

  • Create databases and online reports to support project measurement and data analytics.
  • Design new systems and develop enhancements to existing systems.
  • Monitor the efficiency of current systems and suggest improvements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Developer

Pay by Experience for a Systems Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Systems Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 20 salaries. A Systems Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 9 salaries.

Systems Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Systems Developer?

Systems Developer in Washington:
"Great benefits, but poor leadership and work/life balance."
Pros: The salary and pace of career advancement are both great. Also, you get to learn a lot from others and by trial and error (safely) when working on a large project.
Cons: The leadership is almost non-existent. Everyone is there for their own career, and the mix of these two factors leads to a very poor, miserable work environment. Very high turnover rate, among analysts and middle management.

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Key Stats for Systems Developer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Systems Developer Salaries

▲37%

Late-Career
▲29%

National Average
$61,000

▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Systems Developer Salaries

C#
▲3%

Java
▲3%

▼0%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

C# Programming Language
▼1%

JavaScript
▼1%

SQL
▼2%


Python
▼2%

▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

PHP
▼6%

C++
▼6%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼7%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%
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