How much does a Senior Game Programmer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Senior Game Programmer in the United States is $45 as of October 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $40 and $50. Hourly rate 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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BLN24 - Vienna , VA
As a Senior Network Engineer, you will manage the Network team to conduct technical tasks, network ... What you bring to the Game: + Monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources ... - 17 days ago
Pivot Bio - Richmond , VA
... game-changing advances in agriculture. Our products harness the power of naturally occurring ... Senior/Principal Engineer Location: Remote We are looking for a dynamic bioprocess expert to help ... - 6 days ago
Serco - Arlington , VA
This Senior Engineer will be part of a dynamic team supporting with the Department of Defense ... Serco develops and demonstrate prototypes to buy down risk and prove feasibility of game-changing ... - 15 days ago
... a Senior Microelectronics IC Design For Test Engineer to develop the most advanced radiation ... Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and ... - 8 days ago
Raft Company Website - Reston , VA
We're looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to support our customer and join our ... This is a unique opportunity to help build and shape a game-changing organization where we put our ...
Lensa - 23 days ago
BAE Systems - Herndon , VA
BAE Systems is seeking a self-motivated and experienced candidate to perform a key role as a Senior ... Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and ... - 28 days ago
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