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

$74,876
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$1,017
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $74,876.
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$59k
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$87k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,375 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,498 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,435 based on 9 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 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (33.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (28.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 76 survey responses.
Early Career
65.8%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
11.8%
Late Career
6.6%