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

$87,088
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,101
Bonus
$4,913
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in Los Angeles, California is $87,088.
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$65k
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$87k
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$122k
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Salary
$65k - $122k
Bonus
$242 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $30k
Total Pay
$63k - $132k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $79,563 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,587 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,473 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,380.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (28.6% more) and New York, New York (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.5% less), San Diego, California (5.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 131 survey responses.
Entry Level
34.4%
Mid Career
37.4%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
9.2%