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The average pay for a Computer Programmer with C++ skills is $72,000 per year.

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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.

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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.

Computer Programmer Job Listings

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 $51,000 based on 385 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 $70,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 68 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 $89,000 based on 33 salaries.

Computer Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Houston, Texas?

Computer Programmer in Houston, Texas:
"Commutes are terrible."
Pros: Lots of opportunity.
Cons: The commute.

Computer Programmer in Longview, Washington:
"Really Nice if you don't mind the rain."
Pros: The ability to help people who don't have a lot
Cons: there is a lot of people in low income households and that does bring negatives to the area.

Computer Programmer in Columbus:
Pros: No traffic problems, lots of stuff to do, low housing costs.
Cons: Some very small minded people.

Computer Programmer in Cranston:
"It is good."
Pros: I get to improve software add perks make Windows better.
Cons: People expect a lot from it which makes it take a lot of time.

Computer Programmer in San Francisco:
Pros: I do what I love and I like that I can continuously learn something.
Cons: Too much time spent in front of the computer.

Computer Programmer in Honolulu:
"Exciting, New, Different."
Pros: I like how they allow flexible schedules.
Cons: I do not like how I can't work from home.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
50%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$57,000

▼11%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
50%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 33%