How much does a C Programmer make in the United States? The average C Programmer salary in the United States is $84,148 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $71,227 and $94,893. 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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Latitude, Inc. - Manassas , VA
... and C programming experience for high speed data interfaces • Multithreaded programming • Networking protocols and socket programming • Development background in Unix/Linux based operating ...
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TAD PGS, Inc. - Herndon , VA
Candidate should also be experienced in the design, integration and test of satellite buses and knowledgeable of launch and flight operations of space vehicles. + High proficiency in C programming ... - 74 days ago
M. C. Dean, Inc. - McLean , VA
Full Stack Developer - Software Developer 6 ID 8507 Location Tysons, VA Apply Now ( Full Stack Developer Full Stack Developer to produce scalable software solutions. Part of a cross-functional team ...
Lensa - 28 days ago
HII Fleet Support Group - Roanoke , VA
HII Mission Technologies (HII MT) is seeking talented engineers who are excited to work in a ... C., Richmond, VA, and Charlotte, NC are also within driving distance. Amtrak rail service to D.C ... - 4 days ago
Engility Holdings Inc. - Herndon , VA
Using Python, Java and JavaScript (JS), and C, C++, or C# in development * Working within an AWS ... Demonstrated system engineering and integration best-practices - identifying, analyzing, defining ... - 3 days ago
Expedition Technology Inc - Herndon , VA
Python, C/C++, .Net, Java, Javascript, Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services, EC2, Jenkins ... A Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or closely ...
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