Average Entry-Level Systems Programmer Salary

$58,982
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$3,000
Bonus
$4,767
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Systems Programmer is $58,982.
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$38k
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$59k
90%
$70k
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$38k - $70k
Bonus
$1k - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$39k - $72k
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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 early career Systems Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,416 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Systems Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,365 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Systems Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,833 based on 22 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 183 survey responses.
Early Career
29.5%
Mid Career
14.2%
Experienced
12.0%
Late Career
44.3%