How much does a Senior Mainframe Developer make? The average Senior Mainframe Developer salary is $101,399 as of June 27, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $91,304 and $115,695. 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 Openings for Senior Mainframe Developer
GSK Solutions - Salem , OR
... senior level programmer in COBOL and be experienced in upgrading COBOL versions, including accounting for compiler changes and updates. Must be efficient in programming with JAVA on the mainframe ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 3 days ago
Basically looking for a mainframe security engineer Qualifications (years of experience in field)/ Resume "must haves": * 5+ years of senior level experience with IBM i, iSeries, or AS/400
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 3 days ago
UST Xpanxion - Omaha , NE
We are looking for a senior- level individual with 5+ years in IBM Mainframe and z/OS Systems Programmer with experience with z/OS internals (JES2, SMS, HSM); z/OS communications TCP/IP and VTAM; JCL ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 32 days ago
Calance US - Torrance , CA
... a Sr. Cobol Developer to provide production and project support for Mainframe Fidelity Information Systems (FIS) / Advance Lending System (ALS). REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: **MUST have experience with ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
noor staffing - Los Angeles , CA
As a Senior z/OS Systems Programmer specializing in Communication Server, you will be responsible for maintaining and optimizing our mainframe network infrastructure. You will play a crucial role in ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 36 days ago
Addison Group - Houston , TX
Sr. Systems Engineer Direct Hire Houston - Hybrid Pay: up to $140K **Must be authorized to work in ... mainframes, storage systems. Experience designing redundancies, high availability architecture ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 67 days ago

Senior Mainframe Developer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Senior Mainframe Developer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of June 27, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Senior Mainframe Developer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $126,749
Washington, DC $112,857
Miami, FL $97,850
Chicago, IL $106,368
Boston, MA $113,669
New York, NY $118,434
Dallas, TX $100,081
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What is the average salary for Senior Mainframe Developer in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Mainframe Developer in the United States. The base salary for Senior Mainframe Developer ranges from $91,304 to $115,695 with the average base salary of $101,399. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $91,894 to $118,105 with the average total cash compensation of $102,675.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $101,399 $91,304 - $115,695
Bonus $1,276 $590 - $2,410
Total Pay $102,675 $91,894 - $118,105
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What's the difference between Senior Mainframe Programmer and Senior Mainframe Developer?
According to our latest salary estimation on June 27, 2024. The average salary of Senior Mainframe Developer is $101,399, and the average salary of Senior Mainframe Programmer is $100,348. The average salary of Senior Mainframe Programmer is lower than Senior Mainframe Developer. ( 2024-06-27 )
I am a Senior Mainframe Developer, which location’s salary is higher, Auburn, AL or Bentonville, AR?
Bentonville, AR typically sees higher pay than Auburn, AL for Senior Mainframe Developer. a Senior Mainframe Developer Salary in Bentonville, AR is $91,665 as of June 27, 2024; a Senior Mainframe Developer Salary in Auburn, AL is $89,434 as of June 27, 2024. ( 2024-06-27 )
Why does the salary of a Senior Mainframe Developer 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. ( 2024-06-27 )
What are the Pay Factors for Senior Mainframe Developer?
Salary ranges for a Senior Mainframe Developer 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 ( 2024-06-27 )
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Last Update: June 27, 2024