C++ Software Engineer Salary

A C++ Software Engineer earns an average salary of $78,368 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Java and C#. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$61,645 - $112,257
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$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,813
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$15.46 - $90.30
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$0$120K
Salary $61,645 - $112,257
Bonus $0.00 - $10,271
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$59,953 - $120,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$90
Hourly Rate $15.46 - $90.30
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,271
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$59,953 - $120,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for C++ Software Engineer

A career as a C++ software engineer is a fast-paced yet rewarding career that offers many growth and development opportunities. A C++ software engineer will be required to have a strong work ethic and great interpersonal skills, as the position typically requires working in small groups. Due to the work environment of a C++ software engineer, an individual seeking this career will also need to have strong and effective oral and writing communication skills in order to communicate with other group members and project leads. The duty hours of a C++ software engineer will typically be during normal business hours, although job demands will often require overtime and long hours.

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C++ Software Engineer 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 by Experience Level for C++ Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a C++ Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level C++ Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A C++ Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced C++ Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 23 salaries. A C++ Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for C++ Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects C++ Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲25%

▲14%

National Average
$81,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect C++ Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲29%

C#
▲10%

National Average
$81,000

C++
▼1%

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

Linux
▼5%

C
▼8%

C# Programming Language
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%
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