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Cobol Programmer Salary

$48,500 - $54,999
8% of jobs
$55,000 - $61,499
2% of jobs
$61,500 - $67,999
3% of jobs
$68,000 - $74,499
5% of jobs
$76,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$74,500 - $80,999
16% of jobs
$81,000 - $87,499
8% of jobs
The average salary is $88,015 a year
$87,500 - $93,999
25% of jobs
$100,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$94,000 - $100,499
9% of jobs
$100,500 - $106,999
5% of jobs
$107,000 - $113,499
12% of jobs
$113,500 - $120,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$48,500 $88,015/year $120,000
Cobol Programmer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$88,015
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$89,336

As of Dec 8, 2019, the average annual pay for a Cobol Programmer in the United States is $88,015 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $120,000 and as low as $48,500, the majority of Cobol Programmer salaries currently range between $76,500 (25th percentile) to $100,500 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Cobol Programmer varies little (about $24,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Cobol Programmer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Cobol Programmer in your area are making on average $89,336 per year or $1,321 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $88,015. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Cobol Programmer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Cobol Programmer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Cobol Programmer Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $76,500 $88,015 $100,500
Monthly Salary $6,375 $7,335 $8,375
Weekly Salary $1,471 $1,693 $1,933
Hourly Salary $37 $42 $48

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