How much does a Senior Mainframe Programmer make in the United States? The average Senior Mainframe Programmer salary in the United States is $94,196 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $84,874 and $107,414. 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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Job Description for Senior Mainframe Programmer

Senior Mainframe Programmer 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 Senior Mainframe Programmer develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Senior Mainframe Programmer may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Senior Mainframe Programmer work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Senior Mainframe Programmer typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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