Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Mainframe Programmer, Mainframe Programmer I
How much does a Mainframe Programmer I make? The median annual Mainframe Programmer I salary is $51,625, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $45,901-$57,619, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Mainframe Programmer I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Mainframe Programmer I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Mainframe Programmer I in the United States is $51,625, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Mainframe Programmer I in the United States are expected to make less than $51,625.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Mainframe Programmer I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Mainframe Programmer I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
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. Develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. View full job description