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Software Developer, Operating Systems Salary

A Software Developer, Operating Systems earns an average salary of $95,288 per year.

$63,423 - $134,189
(Median)
$63K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $95,287
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$63,423 - $134,189  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $21,674  
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$45,722 - $151,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Software Developer, Operating Systems

  • Write kernel code for real-time or multitasking operating systems, including device drivers.
  • Use kernel debuggers, system dumps, and assembly language, as well as higher level languages.
  • Test and document software for operating systems.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for operating systems.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 19%
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