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

$81,959
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$4,000
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $81,959.
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$65k
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$82k
90%
$104k
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$65k - $104k
Bonus
$998 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$63k - $109k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,988 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,081 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $122,500.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (36.3% more) and New York, New York (25.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 151 survey responses.
Entry Level
44.4%
Mid Career
26.5%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
6.0%