Average Mid-Career Systems Programmer Salary

$73,365
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$5,400
Bonus
$750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Systems Programmer is $73,365.
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$47k
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$73k
90%
$104k
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$47k - $104k
Bonus
$5k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$45k - $113k
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Job Description for Systems Programmer

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Programmer

An entry-level Systems Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,324 based on 6 salaries. An early career Systems Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,265 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Systems Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,301 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,820.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 170 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
32.9%
Experienced
13.5%
Late Career
50.0%