Mainframe Programmer II Salary in the United States

How much does a Mainframe Programmer II make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Mainframe Programmer II in the United States is $34 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30 and $40. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Mainframe Programmer II reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale mainframe computer system. Maintains and develops online and batch application programs. Being a Mainframe Programmer II develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Mainframe Programmer II may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Mainframe Programmer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Mainframe Programmer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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