Operating Systems Programmer III Salary in the United States

How much does an Operating Systems Programmer III make in the United States? The average Operating Systems Programmer III salary in the United States is $94,461 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $83,887 and $107,087. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Reviews, analyzes, develops, installs, and modifies computer operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with operating systems. Detects, diagnoses, and reports related problems. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Operating Systems Programmer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    4 - 7 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Operating Systems Programmer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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