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 $100,959 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $89,663 and $114,454. 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. 

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Job Description for Operating Systems Programmer III

Operating Systems Programmer III reviews, analyzes, develops, installs, and modifies computer operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with operating systems. Being an Operating Systems Programmer III detects, diagnoses, and reports related problems. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Operating Systems Programmer III typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Operating Systems Programmer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be an Operating Systems Programmer III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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