Mainframe Programmer V Salary in the United States

How much does a Mainframe Programmer V make in the United States? The average Mainframe Programmer V salary in the United States is $116,974 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $105,526 and $132,411. 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 V 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 V develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Mainframe Programmer V requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Mainframe Programmer V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Mainframe Programmer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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