SAS Programmer Salary

An SAS Programmer earns an average salary of $77,904 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
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$54,250 - $116,941
$54K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,272
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$26.25 - $79.31
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$79
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$0$129K
Salary $54,250 - $116,941
Bonus $0.00 - $13,062
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,839
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,683 - $129,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 471
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $26.25 - $79.31
Overtime $51.46
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $0.00 - $13,062
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,839
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,683 - $129,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118

Job Description for SAS Programmer

An SAS programmer typically programs develops, maintains, and validates data structure and software. This can involve statistical analyses, reports, data sets, tables, figures, and listings. They design and write standard macros that can be maintained, supported, documented, and user friendly. They may also assist with training other programmers or statisticians to ensure the development of specific skill sets within the company.

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SAS Programmer Tasks

  • Design, implement, and test the structure and schemas of the data warehouse.
  • Write stored procedures and code to implement extract, transform, and load methodologies.
  • Design, implement, test, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.

SAS Programmer Job Listings

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Popular Skills for SAS Programmer

Pay by Experience Level for SAS Programmer

Pay by Experience for an SAS Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level SAS Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 350 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An SAS Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 213 salaries. An experienced SAS Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 147 salaries. An SAS Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,448

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

SAS Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a SAS Programmer?

SAS Programmer in Philadelphia:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: I work from home giving me great flexibility.
Cons: I feel very isolated and hardly know any coworkers. I feel stuck in this career.

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Key Stats for SAS Programmer

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects SAS Programmer Salaries

▲28%

▲23%

▲15%

National Average
$83,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect SAS Programmer Salaries

▲26%

▲7%

▲3%

SQL
▲2%

SAS
▼0%

National Average
$83,000








HTML
▼10%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

C++
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%