C++ Software Engineer Salary

A C++ Software Engineer earns an average salary of $76,228 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.

$51,667 - $118,203
(Median)
$52K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,227
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90%

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$17.30 - $71.98
(Median)
$17
$41
$72
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,667 - $118,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$2,035 - $9,826  
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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$50,621 - $129,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$17.30 - $71.98  
   
Overtime
$25.16 - $78.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035 - $9,826  
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).
)
$50,621 - $129,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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

  • 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 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect C++ Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Linux
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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