How much does a Mainframe Programmer III make in the United States? The average Mainframe Programmer III salary in the United States is $90,992 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $81,990 and $103,767. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Mainframe Programmer III 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 III develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Mainframe Programmer III may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Mainframe Programmer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Mainframe Programmer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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