Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$102,345
Avg. Salary
$1,750
Bonus
$9,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $102,345.
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$82k
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$102k
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$142k
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$82k - $142k
Bonus
$509 - $15k
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Total Pay
$82k - $160k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python, 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 $74,876 based on 11 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,412 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,500 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 31.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (28.3% more) and San Jose, California (22.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.1%
Early Career
65.4%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
6.4%