C++ Software Engineer Salary (United States)

A C++ Software Engineer earns an average salary of $75,299 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
C++ Software Engineer Salary (?
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$50,399 - $112,035
(Median)
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75K
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MEDIAN: $75,299
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C++ Software Engineer Salary (?
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$16.85 - $70.13
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70
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,399 - $112,035  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $12,255  
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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$49,780 - $123,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.85 - $70.13  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $76.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $12,255  
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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$49,780 - $123,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$78,000

Skills That Affect C++ Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 3%
C++
up arrow 2%
National Average
$78,000
C
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%