Average Late-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$164,035
Avg. Salary
$30,000
Bonus
$7,750
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Jose, California is $164,035.
10%
$119k
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$164k
90%
$178k
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Salary
$119k - $178k
Bonus
$10k - $149k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$119k - $275k

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $98,784 based on 52 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,674 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,158 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $137,352 based on 41 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (34.1% less), Seattle, Washington (26.8% less) and San Diego, California (25.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 324 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.0%
Early Career
55.9%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
12.7%