Average Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary in Canada

C$69,468
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C$4,000
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The average salary for a Mainframe Systems Programmer in Canada is C$69,468.
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CA$55k
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CA$69k
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CA$91k
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What Do Mainframe Systems Programmers Do?

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

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What Are Popular Skills for Mainframe Systems Programmers?

Skills in IBM DB2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mainframe, IBM Mainframe, Job Control Language (JCL) and COBOL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mainframe Systems Programmers?

A mid-career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$70,589 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Mainframe Systems Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,410 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$80,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Mid Career
47.6%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
23.8%

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