Average Late-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary

$118,575
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,223
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills is $118,575.
10%
$82k
MEDIAN
$119k
90%
$166k
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Salary
$82k - $166k
Bonus
$995 - $42k
Profit Sharing
$310 - $30k
Total Pay
$86k - $179k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $73,050 based on 1,838 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,085 based on 5,708 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,277 based on 1,925 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,875 based on 990 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.8% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (8.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,461 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.6%
Early Career
54.6%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
9.5%