Software Developer, Operating Systems Salary (United States)

A Software Developer, Operating Systems earns an average salary of $100,796 per year.
Software Developer, Operating Systems Total Pay (?
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$67,311 - $129,552
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$67,311 - $129,552  
   
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$970 - $16,487  
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$45,722 - $145,436  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 14%
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