Mainframe Programmer IV Salary in the United States

How much does a Mainframe Programmer IV make in the United States? The average Mainframe Programmer IV salary in the United States is $98,368 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $90,094 and $108,970. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Mainframe Programmer IV 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. Being a Mainframe Programmer IV develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Mainframe Programmer IV requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Mainframe Programmer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Mainframe Programmer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Mainframe Programmer III

    4 - 7 years experience
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    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Mainframe Programmer V

    10 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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