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Software Developers, Systems Software

Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications.

Software Developers, Systems Software

About this Career Path

Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Also known as

15-1133

Environment

Many software developers work for firms that deal in computer systems design and related services or for software publishers.

Salary Breakdown

Software Developers, Systems Software

$98,440

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$74,640

ENTRY LEVEL

$98,440

MID LEVEL

$120,780

EXPERT LEVEL

$47.33

AVERAGE HOURLY

$35.89

ENTRY LEVEL

$47.33

MID LEVEL

$58.07

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Software Developers, Systems Software

512

Current Available Jobs

10,760

Projected job openings through 2024

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Job Titles

Software Developers, Systems Software

JOB TITLE

Associate

Skill Level - Entry

JOB TITLE

Director

Skill Level - Mid

JOB TITLE

Senior Architect

Skill Level - Advanced

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Software Developers, Systems Software

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Software Developers, Systems Software

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KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

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KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

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KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

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KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

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KNOWLEDGE

Design

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SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Speaking

S

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

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ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

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