How much does a Mainframe Systems Programmer make? The average Mainframe Systems Programmer salary is $78,915 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $70,711 and $89,729. 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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Your Role and Responsibilities The zCloud Mainframe System Programmer has joint responsibility for ... foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services ...
Monster - 46 days ago
Your Role and Responsibilities The Mainframe DBA will be responsible for all installation ... foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services ...
Monster - 40 days ago
Genworth - Alexandria , VA
Application Developer - COBOL Location: Lynchburg or Richmond, VA -At Genworth, we are committed to ... CLOAS is a mainframe based application and is the core Genworth system for Long Term Care Policy ...
Genworth - 37 days ago
Genworth - Lynchburg , VA
Application Developer - COBOL Location: Lynchburg or Richmond, VA -At Genworth, we are committed to ... CLOAS is a mainframe based application and is the core Genworth system for Long Term Care Policy ...
Genworth - 37 days ago
Genworth - Fredericksburg , VA
Application Developer - COBOL Location: Lynchburg or Richmond, VA -At Genworth, we are committed to ... CLOAS is a mainframe based application and is the core Genworth system for Long Term Care Policy ...
Genworth - 37 days ago
Genworth - Charlottesville , VA
Application Developer - COBOL Location: Lynchburg or Richmond, VA -At Genworth, we are committed to ... CLOAS is a mainframe based application and is the core Genworth system for Long Term Care Policy ...
Genworth - 37 days ago

Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Mainframe Systems Programmer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of November 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Mainframe Systems Programmer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $98,643
Washington, DC $87,848
Miami, FL $76,824
Chicago, IL $83,720
Boston, MA $88,913
New York, NY $94,934
Dallas, TX $78,402
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What is the average salary for Mainframe Systems Programmer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Mainframe Systems Programmer in the United States. The base salary for Mainframe Systems Programmer ranges from $70,711 to $89,729 with the average base salary of $78,915. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $72,356 to $93,375 with the average total cash compensation of $81,831.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $78,915 $70,711 - $89,729
Bonus $2,917 $1,645 - $3,646
Total Pay $81,831 $72,356 - $93,375
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What's the difference between Entry Mainframe Programmer and Mainframe Systems Programmer?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 25, 2020. The average salary of Mainframe Systems Programmer is $78,915, and the average salary of Entry Mainframe Programmer is $56,300. The average salary of Entry Mainframe Programmer is lower than Mainframe Systems Programmer. ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
I am a Mainframe Systems Programmer, which location’s salary is higher, Springfield, MO or Fremont, NE?
Springfield, MO typically sees higher pay than Fremont, NE for Mainframe Systems Programmer. a Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary in Springfield, MO is $74,558 as of November 25, 2020; a Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary in Fremont, NE is $73,497 as of November 25, 2020. ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Mainframe Systems Programmer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Mainframe Systems Programmer?
Salary ranges for a Mainframe Systems Programmer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
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Last Update: November 25, 2020