Systems Programmer Salary

A Systems Programmer earns an average salary of $75,162 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SMP/E, JCL, and . NET. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$46,792 - $115,569
$47K
$75K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,162
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50%
90%

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$20.63 - $60.40
$21
$31
$60
MEDIAN: $31.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,792 - $115,569  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,750  
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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$45,384 - $123,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$20.63 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$39.40 - $81.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$491.32 - $18,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,750  
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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$45,384 - $123,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Systems Programmer

Being a system programmer is mainly inside work. It does not involve much physical labor. A programmer will work with other associates in departmental projects and will adhere to business professional standards. A systems programmer person will be employed by a variety of different companies and industries that require help within the programming field. The people involved with being employed as a programmer will be business professionals, including many different levels of ranking within the vendor’s organization. The levels of business professionals rankings could be from mid-level to upper management.

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Systems Programmer Tasks

  • Design, code, evaluate,and test system applications.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.
  • Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Programmer

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

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Key Stats for Systems Programmer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
34%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Systems Programmer Salaries

▲36%

▲1%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Systems Programmer Salaries

SMP/E
▲28%

JCL
▲24%

.NET
▲17%

C# Programming Language
▲2%

National Average
$76,000

MVS
▼1%

ASP.NET
▼2%

SQL
▼5%

JavaScript
▼12%

▼15%

C#
▼17%

C++
▼19%

Java
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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