The average salary for a C++ Software Engineer is $74,276 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
C++ Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,416 - $109,126
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,275
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C++ Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.06 - $68.11
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,416 - $109,126  
   
Bonus
$490.94 - $14,715  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $14,544  
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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$49,527 - $119,574  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 814
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.06 - $68.11  
   
Overtime
$24.84 - $75.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$490.94 - $14,715  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $14,544  
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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$49,527 - $119,574  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 814
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Job Description for C++ Software Engineer
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
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Experience Affects C++ Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect C++ Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 14%
Linux
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 1%
National Average
$76,000
C
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 5%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 183 votes.
Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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