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

$80,412
Avg. Salary
$5,000
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $80,412.
10%
$69k
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$80k
90%
$107k
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Salary
$69k - $107k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $7k
Total Pay
$69k - $111k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $73,564 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,331 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,435 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (37.5% more) and New York, New York (27.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.8%
Mid Career
34.1%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
12.2%