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The average salary for an Entry-Level C++ Software Engineer is $67,444.
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$55k - $92k
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$53k - $93k

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Pay by Experience Level for C++ Software Engineer

An early career C++ Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,834 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career C++ Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,403 based on 33 salaries. An experienced C++ Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,130 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,000.

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