C++ Developer Salary

The average pay for a C++ Developer is $70,641 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$43,950 - $117,916
$44K
$71K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,641
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90%

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$42.73 - $64.58
$60
MEDIAN: $60.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,950 - $117,916  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $50,000  
Total Pay (?
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$43,896 - $132,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$60.00  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00 - $50,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,896 - $132,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for C++ Developer

C++ developers are responsible for developing effective programs and applications using the C++ computer programming language. They write efficient code using a variety of programming methods. They also share important code milestones with other developers and generally report their progress to the development manager in their team.

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C++ Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,370

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Key Stats for C++ Developer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
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Experience Affects C++ Developer Salaries

▲24%

▲5%

National Average
$78,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect C++ Developer Salaries


C++
▲3%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

C#
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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