How much does an Applications Programmer IV make in the United States? The average Applications Programmer IV salary in the United States is $116,456 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $98,401 and $128,072. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Applications Programmer IV

Applications Programmer IV designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents complex applications programs. Develops or modifies procedures to solve complex application programming problems, taking computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results into consideration. Being an Applications Programmer IV works at the highest technical level of all phases of applications programming activities. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Applications Programmer IV typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Applications Programmer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be an Applications Programmer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

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