How much does a C++ Programmer make in the United States? The average C++ Programmer salary in the United States is $80,693 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $73,588 and $86,462. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $73,588 10% $67,119 90% $91,715 75% $86,462 $80,693 50%(Median)
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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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Ajace Inc - McLean , VA
We are looking for a C++ Developer for our Direct Client at Mclean, VA .Interested candidate may submit the resume in word format. The details of the requirement are given hereunder. Job Description ... - 6 days ago
DVG Tech Solutions LLC - Manassas , VA
Role C++ Developer Location Manassas VA Duration Long Term C++ Developer Development and testing of new application components as well as maintenanceenhancementsbug-fix. Require 8+ years of hands-on ... - 12 days ago
Oriontek Inc - Manassas , VA
Position - C++ Developer Location - Now remote later onsite at Manassas, Virginia Type - W2,1099 JD Candidate must be able to demonstrate C++ skillset. Must work through basic program Good multi ... - 14 days ago
Analysts International - Manassas , VA
ACS group has an immediate need for a C++ Developer. This is a Long Term contract opportunity and is located in Manassas, VA. Our client is a leading Financialcompany. Please review the job ... - 28 days ago
ERPMark Inc - McLean , VA
Job Posting JD New Opportunity-C++ developer Job Description Candidate is required to have experience in how to calculate CPR and CDR's. Must have strong C,C++ , SQL queries and Stored Procedures ... - 6 days ago
VITA Tech Inc - Manassas , VA
C++ Engineer Manassas, VA Job Description 1) Code, test, review SWIFT software using technologies including C++, STL, Boost, Multithreading, Unix, Perl, Python and XML. 2) Requirement analysis and ... - 29 days ago

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