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Average Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary in India

₹604,082
Avg. Salary
₹40,000
Bonus
₹49,132
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The average salary for a Mainframe Systems Programmer in India is ₹604,082.
10%
₹363k
MEDIAN
₹604k
90%
₹1m
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₹363k - ₹1m
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₹4k - ₹147k
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₹19k - ₹55k
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₹377k - ₹1m
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Mainframe Systems Programmer are from the companies IBM India Private Limited, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Tata Consultancy Services Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) where the average pay is ₹979,405. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around ₹700,500. Cognizant pays the lowest at around ₹435,000. IBM India Private Limited also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹465,379.

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What Are Popular Skills for Mainframe Systems Programmers?

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

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

An entry-level Mainframe Systems Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹303,420 based on 12 salaries. An early career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹461,578 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹795,085 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Mainframe Systems Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,016,901 based on 21 salaries.
Employees with Mainframe Systems Programmer in their job title in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (7.6% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
47.8%
Mid Career
31.4%
Experienced
13.2%