The average salary for an SAS Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $81,097.
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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. In some companies, SAS programmers are allowed to work from home.…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for SAS Programmer
Skills in SAS, Statistical Analysis, UNIX, Microsoft Office and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for SAS Programmer
An early career SAS Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,749 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career SAS Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,954 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,177.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with SAS Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (8.2% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (4.2% less) and Durham, North Carolina (2.5% less).
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