Average Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary in India

Rs 610,078
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Rs 47,500
Rs 25,000
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The average salary for a Mainframe Systems Programmer in India is Rs 610,078.
Rs 334k
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Rs 334k - Rs 1m
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Rs 336k - Rs 1m

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Job Description for Mainframe Systems Programmer

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 Rs 979,405. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around Rs 700,500. IBM India Private Limited pays the lowest at around Rs 343,498. Cognizant also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 435,000.

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Popular Skills for Mainframe Systems Programmer

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).

Pay by Experience Level for Mainframe Systems Programmer

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 Rs 303,420 based on 12 salaries. An early career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 442,160 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Mainframe Systems Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 812,009 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Mainframe Systems Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,037,362 based on 29 salaries.
Employees with Mainframe Systems Programmer in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.0% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (2.5% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (1.7% less).

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