Average Computer Programmer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary

$60,444
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,993
Bonus
$1,474
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer with C++ Programming Language skills is $60,444.
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MEDIAN $60,444
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Salary
$39k - $99k
Bonus
$2 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $14k
Total Pay
$34k - $103k

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Job Description for Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

Skills in Java and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, SQL and C# Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,601 based on 215 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,169 based on 230 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,862 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,070 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,955.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 66.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (32.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (7.4% less) and San Diego, California (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 627 survey responses.
Entry Level
34.3%
Early Career
36.7%
Mid Career
12.6%
Experienced
10.7%
Late Career
5.7%