Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$102,943
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$10,000
Bonus
$7,751
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Seattle, Washington is $102,943.
10%
$73k
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$103k
90%
$124k
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Salary
$73k - $124k
Bonus
$2k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $30k
Total Pay
$75k - $138k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, C# Programming Language, Python 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 $96,713 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,552 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,381 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,043.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.5% more) and San Jose, California (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (19.7% less), Boston, Massachusetts (16.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (15.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 176 survey responses.
Entry Level
37.5%
Mid Career
35.8%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
9.1%