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

$111,081
Avg. Salary
$5,087
Bonus
$14,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $111,081.
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$89k
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$111k
90%
$147k
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Salary
$89k - $147k
Bonus
$3k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$91k - $151k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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. 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 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (23.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (13.3% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (8.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 328 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.4%
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
12.2%
Late Career
2.7%