Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$114,769
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,400
Bonus
$20,488
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Francisco, California is $114,769.
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$81k
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$115k
90%
$144k
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Salary
$81k - $144k
Bonus
$513 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $48k
Total Pay
$83k - $164k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Python, Java, React.js and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $104,629 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,306 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $139,705 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $175,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (28.0% less), Boston, Massachusetts (24.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (23.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 154 survey responses.
Entry Level
42.2%
Mid Career
39.0%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
4.5%