Systems Developer Salary (United States)

A Systems Developer earns an average salary of $62,592 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Systems Developer Total Pay (?
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$45,026 - $89,539
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MEDIAN: $62,591
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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
$45,026 - $89,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$44,186 - $91,946  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.76 - $40.19  
   
Overtime
$2.70 - $103.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$44,186 - $91,946  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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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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Experience Affects Systems Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$63,000

Skills That Affect Systems Developer Salaries

Java
up arrow 1%
National Average
$63,000
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Linux
up arrow 4%
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
C#
up arrow 8%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 10%
JavaScript
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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