C, C++ DEVELOPER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for C, C++ Developer GROSS SALARY
US$ 83,900
Average net salary for C, C++ Developer NET SALARY
US$ 61,105
The most typical salary for C, C++ Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 64,833
  Updated: 28 May 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 32

Average salary for C, C++ Developer in United States is US$ 83,900.

Average take home earning is US$ 61,105 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 64,833 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 155,000
12 % US$ 130,000
22 % US$ 121,666
53 % US$ 71,405
81 % US$ 52,333
91 % US$ 34,000
100 % US$ 21,666
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 135,000 03
San Francisco US$ 85,000 02
Raleigh US$ 67,750 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 230,000
01
155K US$ 155,000
01
145K US$ 142,000
01
135K US$ 130,000
01
125K US$ 121,666
03
115K US$ 113,500
02
105K US$ 102,666
03
95K US$ 90,000
01
85K US$ 83,000
02
75K US$ 71,405
02
65K US$ 64,833
06
55K US$ 52,333
03
45K US$ 42,000
02
35K US$ 34,000
01
25K US$ 21,666
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 81,769 16
Women US$ 39,166 03
N/A US$ 96,846 13

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 125,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 90,375 08
Bachelors Degree US$ 85,677 13
Some College US$ 78,000 08
High School US$ 49,500 02

C, C++ Developer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 125,000. While C, C++ Developer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 49,500. This is 152.53% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 88,500 02
16-20 Years US$ 126,400 05
12-16 Years US$ 109,077 04
8-12 Years US$ 79,375 04
4-8 Years US$ 93,642 07
2-4 Years US$ 46,166 03
1-2 Years US$ 32,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 52,800 05

C, C++ Developer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 126,400 compared to US$ 32,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 295.00%.


  SALARY BY AGE   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 65,000 01
51-56 US$ 57,000 01
45-50 US$ 88,000 02
39-44 US$ 96,000 03
33-38 US$ 74,077 04
27-32 US$ 75,583 06
22-26 US$ 50,000 01
16-21 US$ 40,000 01
N/A US$ 96,846 13
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 92,437 27
Contract US$ 45,000 03
Self Employed US$ 20,000 01
Part Time US$ 34,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   C, C++ DEVELOPER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. New York City C, C++ Developer in New York City US$ 135,000 03
2. San Francisco C, C++ Developer in San Francisco US$ 85,000 02
3. Raleigh C, C++ Developer in Raleigh US$ 67,750 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    C, C++ DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia C, C++ Developer in Australia US$ 83,985 AU$ 84,750 10
2. United States United States US$ 83,900 US$ 83,900 32
3. Canada Canada C, C++ Developer in Canada US$ 68,634 CA$ 74,000 16
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom C, C++ Developer in United Kingdom US$ 58,481 GBP 37,055 09
5. China China C, C++ Developer in China US$ 30,456 CNY 198,357 14
6. Russia Russia C, C++ Developer in Russia US$ 26,987 RUB 1,391,430 14
7. India India C, C++ Developer in India US$ 18,390 INR 1,085,842 83

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(3/3)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Performance-oriented systems development for complicated backends."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(2/3)  EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "OS developer and embedded security developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(1/3)  CODER


 Posted: 02 Mar 2019

Some College, 0-1 year: "I code programs as my routines."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


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