C++ Developer salary in United States

How much does a C++ Developer make in the United States?

635 salaries reported, updated at October 12, 2021
per year

The average salary for a c++ developer is $117,356 per year in the United States.

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  • Family leave
  • Food provided
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Commuter assistance
  • Stock options
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for C++ developers

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The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 1.25% since 2018. C++ Developers with this skill earn +20.19% more than the average base salary, which is $117,356 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20121338increase by 1338
20132462increase by 84.01%
20141657decrease by 32.70%
20151615decrease by 2.53%
20161748increase by 8.24%
20171134decrease by 35.13%
20181118decrease by 1.41%
20191132increase by 1.25%

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Most common benefits for C++ Developers

  • Family leave
  • Food provided
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Commuter assistance
  • Stock options
  • Gym membership
  • 401(k)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Paid sick time
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75% of C++ developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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