Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Mainframe Developer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$108,788 / yrTotal Pay
$91,616 / yrBase Pay
$17,172 / yrAdditional Pay

$108,788

 / yr
$35K$346K
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The estimated total pay for a Mainframe Developer is $108,788 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $91,616 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,172 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Mainframe Developer?

Some related job titles are Applications Developer - Mainframes Salaries with median pay of $112,911, Mainframe Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $111,760, Programmer Analyst (Cobol) Salaries with median pay of $114,478, Cobol Developer Salaries with median pay of $105,063.

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IBM
4.1

IBM

Mainframe Developer

$74,769

 /yr
Range: $70K - $89K

$70K

$89K

$69,958 - $88,898 Range

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Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

$85,173

 /yr
Range: $70K - $144K

$70K

$144K

$69,686 - $143,596 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Mainframe Developer

$82,811

 /yr
Range: $56K - $108K

$56K

$108K

$56,000 - $108,334 Range

Populus Group
3.6

Populus Group

Mainframe Developer - Hourly

$52

 /hr
Range: $47 - $62

$47

$62

$47 - $62 Range

ProBys
4.2

ProBys

Mainframe Developer

$72,038

 /yr
Range: $55K - $103K

$55K

$103K

$55,464 - $102,534 Range

J.P. Morgan
4.0

J.P. Morgan

Mainframe Developer

$86,965

 /yr
Range: $70K - $144K

$70K

$144K

$69,661 - $144,377 Range

U.S. Bank
3.8

U.S. Bank

Mainframe Developer

$75,943

 /yr
Range: $56K - $103K

$56K

$103K

$55,707 - $103,008 Range

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Ciber
3.6

Ciber

Mainframe Developer

$91,166

 /yr
Range: $87K - $95K

$87K

$95K

$87,385 - $94,515 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Mainframe Developer

$78,288

 /yr
Range: $72K - $89K

$72K

$89K

$72,460 - $89,178 Range

BNY Mellon
3.6

BNY Mellon

Mainframe Developer

$83,694

 /yr
Range: $78K - $87K

$78K

$87K

$78,447 - $87,337 Range

NTT DATA
3.8

NTT DATA

Mainframe Developer

$84,772

 /yr
Range: $82K - $95K

$82K

$95K

$81,961 - $95,145 Range

Alrek Business Solutions
4.2

Alrek Business Solutions

Mainframe Developer

$89,629

 /yr
Range: $87K - $105K

$87K

$105K

$87,031 - $105,315 Range

iPivot
4.1

iPivot

Mainframe Developer

$99,656

 /yr
Range: $85K - $108K

$85K

$108K

$85,148 - $107,872 Range

Symphony Corporation
3.7

Symphony Corporation

Mainframe Developer - Hourly

$47

 /hr
Range: $46 - $63

$46

$63

$46 - $63 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Mainframe Developer

$93,950

 /yr
Range: $83K - $103K

$83K

$103K

$83,090 - $103,431 Range

Bank of America
4.0

Bank of America

Mainframe Developer

$100,270

 /yr
Range: $75K - $135K

$75K

$135K

$75,155 - $134,940 Range

State Farm
3.6

State Farm

Mainframe Developer

$76,173

 /yr
Range: $75K - $87K

$75K

$87K

$74,846 - $86,976 Range

CSC
3.8

CSC

Mainframe Developer

$84,241

 /yr
Range: $82K - $86K

$82K

$86K

$82,263 - $85,699 Range

General Motors (GM)
4.0

General Motors (GM)

Mainframe Developer

$99,053

 /yr
Range: $93K - $115K

$93K

$115K

$92,856 - $115,257 Range

Modis
3.5

Modis

Mainframe Developer - Hourly

$39

$62

$39 - $62 Range

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$145,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Mainframe Systems Programmer with more than 15 years of experience

$91,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,000/yr

24 days ago by a Mainframe Developer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$97,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

26 days ago by a Mainframe Developer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$70

/hrAvg Base Salary

30 days ago by a Mainframe Developer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$123,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$9,950/yr

30 days ago by a Mainframe Developer with more than 15 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

39 days ago by a Mainframe Developer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Mainframe Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Mainframe Developer is $91,077 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mainframe Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 297 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mainframe Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Mainframe Developer in United States is $115,864 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mainframe Developer in United States is $71,593 per year.

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