Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary with C skills (United States)

The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills is $70,833 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills Total Pay (?
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$48,292 - $102,333
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,833
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills Total Pay (?
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$13.22 - $45.10
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,292 - $102,333  
   
Bonus
$494.74 - $10,324  
Profit Sharing
$495.79 - $6,831  
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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$44,426 - $105,813  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 751
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $45.10  
   
Overtime
$16.83 - $54.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.74 - $10,324  
   
Profit Sharing
$495.79 - $6,831  
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).
)
$44,426 - $105,813  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 751
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Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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New York
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National Average
$72,000
Houston
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$72,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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