Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary

$72,090
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,883
Bonus
$3,265
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills is $72,090.
10%
$55k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$104k
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$55k - $104k
Bonus
$582 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$505 - $14k
Total Pay
$52k - $110k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,784 based on 2,699 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,899 based on 1,029 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,433 based on 554 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,006.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (36.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (29.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,586 survey responses.
Early Career
58.9%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
12.1%
Late Career
6.6%