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

$85,163
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $85,163.
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$66k
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$85k
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$111k
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$66k - $111k
Bonus
$999 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$122 - $14k
Total Pay
$64k - $118k

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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. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,959 based on 212 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 Mountain View, California earn an average of 43.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (35.0% more) and San Francisco, California (31.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 364 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Early Career
58.2%
Mid Career
11.0%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
2.5%