Systems Programmer

Systems Programmer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$106,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Levi, Ray & Shoup
Highest Paying City
Bothell, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
5.0 years
How much does a systems programmer make?
The national average salary for a Systems Programmer in the United States is $78,308 per year or $37.65 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $57,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $106,000. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Systems Programmer salaries include Washington, District of Columbia, California, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. The typical employment for a Systems Programmer is 5.0 years.
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Average Systems Programmer Salary By Location

Across America, Systems Programmers make on average $78,308 annually or $37.65 hourly. Bothell, WA reports the highest annual salary for Systems Programmers at 103,611. Not only that, Bothell, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $68,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Systems Programmer salaries are Washington, District of Columbia, California, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Montana, West Virginia, Arkansas, North Dakota, and Wyoming have the lowest reported salaries for Systems Programmers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Bothell, WA
$103,611
2
Cupertino, CA
$102,823
3
Washington, DC
$100,474
4
Arlington, VA
$89,861
5
Boston, MA
$87,054

Average Systems Programmer Salary By Company

Systems Programmers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Levi, Ray & Shoup and CSC Holdings are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Apple and KLA report highly competitive salaries for Systems Programmers.

Average Systems Programmer Pay By Industry

Systems Programmer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Telecommunication companies, and Insurance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Systems Programmers. Salaries for Systems Programmers in Technology companies average $80,662 annually, while Telecommunication companies and Insurance companies pay $80,004 and $79,916, respectively. The types of companies that pay Systems Programmers the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $73,030.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$80,662
2
Telecommunication
$80,004
3
Insurance
$79,916
4
Retail
$77,290
5
Manufacturing
$76,767

Recently Added Systems Programmer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Texas at San Antonio
Systems Programmer
01/30/2020
$49,367
State of Florida
Systems Programmer
01/26/2020
$40,948
UNC Department of Public Safety
Systems Programmer
01/24/2020
$90,000
Randstad
Systems Programmer
01/24/2020
$62,610
The City of Los Angeles
Systems Programmer
01/09/2020
$125,572
Global Technology Solutions Group (GTSG)
Systems Programmer
12/31/2019
$114,785
Systems Programmer
12/31/2019
$135,655
The City of Los Angeles
Systems Programmer
12/29/2019
$125,572
State of Florida
Systems Programmer
12/25/2019
$51,000
State of Alaska
Systems Programmer
12/21/2019
$67,584
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