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C++ Software Engineer Salary

A C++ Software Engineer earns an average salary of $76,859 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.

$52,722 - $117,825
(Median)
$53K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,859
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90%

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$16.85 - $71.50
(Median)
$17
$40
$71
MEDIAN: $39.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,722 - $117,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,315  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $11,000  
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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$51,147 - $129,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.85 - $71.50  
   
Overtime
$12.75 - $77.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,315  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $11,000  
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).
)
$51,147 - $129,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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 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 1%

C
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%