Avg. Base Salary (CAD)
The average salary for a Mainframe Systems Programmer is C$68,629
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mainframe Systems Programmers?
An early career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$56,464 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 15 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Mainframe Systems Programmers Do?
Mainframe systems programmers are responsible for implementing and maintaining an organization's server computer, as well as performing updates and routine maintenance on the mainframe computer to prevent problems from arising. Troubleshooting may occasionally be necessary in this position to ensure that no security holes exist in the mainframe system, and tests should be carried out regularly to identify any bugs or other problems.
Data must be monitored to ensure it is accessed only by …Read more
- Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.
- Design, code, evaluate, and test system applications.
- Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.