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

$72,422
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,939
Bonus
$2,944
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills is $72,422.
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$107k
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$56k - $107k
Bonus
$976 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$504 - $16k
Total Pay
$53k - $112k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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.

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 $78,384 based on 5,869 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,217 based on 2,041 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,047 based on 1,090 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,420.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (36.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (34.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,494 survey responses.
Early Career
61.8%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
11.5%
Late Career
5.2%