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C++ Software Engineer Salary

A C++ Software Engineer earns an average salary of $75,258 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.
$50,639 - $113,305
(Median)
51K
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75K
94K
110K
MEDIAN: $75,258
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$17.36 - $68.21
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,639 - $113,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,241  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $14,795  
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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$49,903 - $123,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 351
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $68.21  
   
Overtime
$12.75 - $77.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $14,795  
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).
)
$49,903 - $123,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 6%

National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect C++ Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
$78,000

C
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%