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Average Salary for Software Programmer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average salary of a(n) Software Programmer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $87,631.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Software Programmer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $42.13.

The average bonus of a(n) Software Programmer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $3,348.00.

Job Description:

Programs computers. Develops, runs tests, and maintains current computer programs that provide instructions computers must follow to perform their function. Develops, designs, and tests logical structure for solving problems by computers. Writes programs according to specifications, which may be provided by Software Engineers, Systems Analysts, or other computer scientists. Updates, repairs, modifies, and expands existing computer programs. This position is distinguished from Programmer Analyst as this position may not include or involves a lesser degree of structured analysis, impact and compatibility analysis, cost analysis, computer capability analysis, feasibility studies, and user/customer interface. Converts data from project specifications and statement of problem and procedures to create or modify computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Prepares, or receives from systems analyst or other computer scientist, flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps program must follow and to describe logical operations involved. Analyzes workflow chart and diagram, applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Confers with supervisor and representatives of departments concerned with program to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn ways to develop programs that meet user requirements. Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program, using structured analysis and design. Submits plans to user for approval. Designs computer terminal screen displays to accomplish goals of user request. Converts project specifications, using flowcharts and diagrams, into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps; and codes language that can be processed by computer, applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. Enters program codes into computer system. Inputs test data into computer. Observes computer monitor screen to interpret program operating codes. Reads computer printouts or observes display screen to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors. Corrects program errors using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps. Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors. Analyzes, reviews, and rewrites programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt program to new requirements. Compiles and writes documentation of program development and subsequent revisions. Writes instructions to guide operating personnel during production runs. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures. Assists users to solve operating problems. May work with Systems Analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications and flowcharts. May install and test program at user site. May monitor performance of program after implementation. May specialize in developing programs for business or technical applications. May train workers to use program. May assist Computer Operator to resolve problems in running computer program. Less

Programs computers. Develops, runs tests, and maintains current computer programs that provide instructions computers must follow to perform their function. Develops, designs, and tests logical structure for solving problems by computers. Writes programs according to specifications, which may be provided... More

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