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C++ Developer salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a c++ developer is $112,973 per year in the United States. 483 salaries reported, updated at May 20, 2022.

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Top companies for C++ Developers in United States

  1. Selby Jennings
    6 reviews6 salaries reported
    $242,254per year
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Highest paying cities for C++ Developers in United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $137,711 per year
    70 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $130,883 per year
    63 salaries reported
  3. Boston, MA
    $128,837 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $122,431 per year
    43 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $119,164 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $118,679 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $117,652 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $109,666 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Bloomington, MN
    $109,329 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for C++ Developers

Most recommended skill

Agileearn +20.19% more

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 $112,973 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%

Top companies hiring C++ Developers with the recommended skill

EASi Engineering
CACI International
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Wininfosys Inc
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Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
73 jobs97
68 jobs164
4 jobs4
155 jobs244
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Most common benefits for C++ Developers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 8 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Software Engineer

279,842 job openings

Average $93,817 per year

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