The average pay for a Computer Programmer with C# skills is $58,046 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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Job Description for Computer Programmer
Computer programmers work in a wide range of industries, but generally in offices as salaried employees who code or write computer software and write, design, debug, troubleshoot, and maintain source code related to various computer programs. They also ensure that all source code is written in programming languages that can be understood by the computer so that programs can then be used by end-users. They may also customize computer programs which were purchased from vendors.Read More...
Computer programmers must know computer algorithms and application domains, and they may be required to work with vendors to test and approve their products. They must document the programs they write, and documentation should include charts, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and code comments and revision dates.
A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology (IT), or a related field and prior work experience are generally required for this position, and some employers may prefer those who have a master's degree and research experience. Computer programmers must have thorough knowledge of Java/Java EE, C, C++, C#, .NET, Java Script, and other programming languages relevant to the job, and strong written and verbal communication skills are also important. They must be able to work in a team environment and always stay up-to-date with new technologies and programming languages that become available. Some may have to travel to vendors' or clients' offices, attend relevant classes, workshops or conferences, or train and coach new computer programmers. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Computer Programmer Tasks
- Work with designers and content producers.
- Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
- Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
- Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
- Test and document software for server applications.
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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer
Pay by Experience for a Computer Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 338 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 104 salaries. A Computer Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 36 salaries.
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