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

$134,067
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$10,348
Bonus
$15,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Francisco, California is $134,067.
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$99k - $172k
Bonus
$2k - $32k
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$100k - $184k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Python, SQL and React.js are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $104,629 based on 65 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,769 based on 193 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $139,705 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $175,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 0.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (38.3% less), Boston, Massachusetts (26.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (24.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 287 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.6%
Early Career
67.2%
Experienced
7.7%
Late Career
2.4%