How much does a C++ Programmer make in the United States? The average C++ Programmer salary in the United States is $77,786 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $69,836 and $82,176. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a C++ Programmer ?

A programmer, developer ("dev"), coder, or software engineer is a person who creates computer software. The term computer programmer can refer to a specialist in one area of computers, or to a generalist who writes code for many kinds of software. One who practices, or professes, a formal approach to programming may also be known as a programmer analyst. On the other hand, "code monkey" is a derogatory term for a programmer who simply writes code without any involvement in the design or specifications. A programmer's primary computer language (Assembly, COBOL, C, C++, C#, Java, Lisp, Python, ...

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ADP - RNOOID0025412913 - Richmond , VA
C++ Developer Remote; ideally on NA Central or Eastern timezones. 6 month contract Project * Expand and modify current network clients, speaking internal message specifications, to match latest ...
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Technica Corporation - Sterling , VA
C, C++ Programming, Python * Messaging and data streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka * Experience with data mediation and transformation technologies such as Apache NiFi, MuleSoft, and FUSE ... - 8 days ago
Tredegar Corporation - Richmond , VA
Develop using programing languages of C++, Named Event Rule (NER), JAVA, groovy script, etc. * Develop using tools, JDE Tool Set, JAVA, BI Publisher, JDE Orchestrator Studio, API, etc. * Support for ...
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TerraGo - Sterling , VA
Strong C++ skills are an absolute requirement * Previous experience in software development, computer engineering, or other related * fields * Self-motivated, with little need for supervision and ...
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Accenture Federal Services - National Security Portfolio - Herndon , VA
Academic degree(s) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Physics * 3+ years' experience or a working, in-depth knowledge of C, C++, C#, Java, Swift, Python ...
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Engility Holdings Inc. - Chantilly , VA
The developers will provide development and operations and maintenance (O&M) support for Tableau ... Using Python, Java and JavaScript (JS), and C, C++, or C# in development * Working within an AWS ... - 4 days ago

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