Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$99,644
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$7,122
Bonus
$9,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Jose, California is $99,644.
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$68k
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$128k
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$68k - $128k
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$3k - $18k
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$1k - $28k
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$69k - $143k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in Java and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C Programming Language, JavaScript 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 $112,932 based on 183 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,016 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,831 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $145,567.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (25.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (24.7% less) and San Diego, California (22.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 288 survey responses.
Early Career
63.5%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
4.5%