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

The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills is $71,027 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 Salary (?
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$48,715 - $102,750
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MEDIAN: $71,026
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills Salary (?
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$11.42 - $47.53
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,715 - $102,750  
   
Bonus
$480.05 - $10,382  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $6,887  
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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$44,653 - $106,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 615
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.42 - $47.53  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $55.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$480.05 - $10,382  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $6,887  
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).
)
$44,653 - $106,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Jose
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National Average
$72,000
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with C skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$72,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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