Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Mountain View, California

$122,038
Avg. Salary
$17,138
Bonus
$25,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Mountain View, California is $122,038.
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$88k
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$122k
90%
$145k
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$88k - $145k
Bonus
$7k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$979 - $41k
Total Pay
$93k - $171k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, SQL, JavaScript, Python and Java.

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 $111,146 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,475 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,085 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,637.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (32.7% less), Boston, Massachusetts (29.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (28.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Entry Level
32.0%
Mid Career
46.4%
Experienced
13.4%
Late Career
8.2%