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.
|Salary||$46,792 - $115,569|
|Bonus||$491.32 - $18,000|
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|$45,384 - $123,914|
|Hourly Rate||$20.63 - $60.40|
|Overtime||$39.40 - $81.49|
|Bonus||$491.32 - $18,000|
|Total Pay (||$45,384 - $123,914|
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.Read More...
A system programmer certifies, installs, configures, and maintains operating systems within an organization. A system programmer must be willing to listen to management and give feedback to senior department team members. Working within a team in an organization as a system programmer requires a person to teach subordinates and mentor and advise less senior department team members. In case of system failures within the business or organization, a system programmer must possess the skills necessary to fix the problems that may occur. A system programmer may also be required to provide 24/7 on call support for their designated areas of assignment.
A bachelors degree of higher is preferred, as well as multiple years of experience. Basic use of Windows, imaging, Microsoft system center, scripting, and encryption may be a requirement to be a system programmer. Communication skills are a must as you will be talking with people from entry level to higher management.
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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