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

$109,502
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,791
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills is $109,502.
10%
$79k
MEDIAN
$110k
90%
$153k
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Salary
$79k - $153k
Bonus
$3k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $20k
Total Pay
$82k - $168k

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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 .NET, 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 $72,090 based on 846 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,692 based on 2,694 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,899 based on 1,026 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,736 based on 555 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 53.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (37.0% more) and San Diego, California (20.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,121 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.5%
Early Career
52.6%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
10.8%