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Systems Programmer Salary

$95,852 (USD)

Average Salary

$46/hr

Average Hourly

$3,987

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Systems Programmer is $95,852 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Systems Programmer is between $67,283 and $118,965. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Systems Programmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Writes programs to maintain and control computer systems software, such as operating systems, networked systems, and database systems.
  • Modifies instruction sets that determine how the network, workstations, and central processing unit of a system handles various jobs and how the unit communicates with peripheral equipment.
  • Analyzes performance indicators, such as system's response time, number of transactions per second, and number of programs being processed at once, to ensure that the system is operating efficiently.
Systems Programmer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer Programmers

Job family population: 230,470

Estimated population of Systems Programmer jobs: 26,177

Rate of error: 2.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$111,119
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Systems Programmer Job Listings for United States

EO/IR Systems Engineer
Dec 4
Patuxent River, United States
Booz Allen Hamilton
Job Number: R0054209 EO/IR Systems Engineer The Challenge: Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in how our US naval ...
Systems Engineer
Dec 4
Sterling Heights, MI, USA
Advantage Resourcing
Systems Engineer Pay: 57.00 / 85.50 OT Industry: Military Combat Vehicles Key Skills: DOORS, SYSML, UML, Education: BS Degree in Engineering Field ASR: Height/Weight restriction Must be less than 6' ...
O365 Systems Engineer
Dec 3
New York, United States
Infinity Consulting Solutions
- O365 Systems Engineer Job description We seek a dynamic Microsoft O365 Systems Engineer to join our team by working in a pre-sales capacity with our key partners to architect, design, and present a ...
Linux Systems Engineer w/Secret Clearance
Dec 4
McLean, United States
StevenDouglas
Linux System Engineer Do you want to work in a dynamic team with excellent software, network, mobile, and technical exploitation experts? Do you want to want to use your creativity and technical ...
Systems Engineer (Flow Cytometry)
Dec 4
San Jose, CA, USA
CodeForce 360
Systems Engineer (Flow Cytometry) ABOUT CodeForce 360 Making a career choice is amongst the most critical choices one can make, and it's important for the choice to be calculated with factors such as ...

The average pay for a Systems Programmer is $95,852 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Systems Programmer is between $67,283 and $118,965. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Systems Programmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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EO/IR Systems Engineer
Dec 4
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Systems Engineer
Dec 4
Sterling Heights, MI, USA
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Systems Engineer Pay: 57.00 / 85.50 OT Industry: Military Combat Vehicles Key Skills: DOORS, SYSML, UML, Education: BS Degree in Engineering Field ASR: Height/Weight restriction Must be less than 6' ...
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