Systems Programmer salary in the United States

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How much do Systems Programmers make?
The average total salary for a Systems Programmer is $80,000 per year. This is based on data from 551 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Systems Programmer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Systems Programmer salary can vary between $33,500 to $168,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Systems Programmer demographics in United States

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48% are single
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52% are married
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33% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Systems Programmers in United States

551 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a systems programmer in the United States is $80,000 per year. Systems programmer salaries in the United States can vary between $33,500 to $168,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 551 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as systems programmer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for systems programmers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($120,500 a year), Phoenix Metro Area, AZ ($110,500 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($108,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.