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

$76,386
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,600
Bonus
$1,965
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $76,386.
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$63k
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$76k
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$101k
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$63k - $101k
Bonus
$500 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2k
Total Pay
$60k - $103k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,350 based on 210 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 36 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 35.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (29.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (26.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (4.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 295 survey responses.
Early Career
71.2%
Mid Career
13.6%
Experienced
12.2%
Late Career
3.1%