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

$122,500
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$5,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $122,500.
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$96k
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$123k
75%
$151k
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$96k - $151k
Bonus
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$97k - $146k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $76,493 based on 67 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,087 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,400 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,171 based on 34 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (13.7% less), Huntsville, Alabama (11.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 353 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.0%
Early Career
58.4%
Mid Career
13.0%
Experienced
9.6%