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C++ Developer Salary by Country in Europe

Martin Milo
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This article visualizes the median C++ developer salary on a map of Europe and in the table as a list. The median salary is a metric that identifies the country's midpoint of available salaries. Not to be confused with average or mean metrics, the median is better suited to eliminate extreme outliers from a statistic which could cripple its accuracy.

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As of 2022, the estimated median C++ developer salary of countries in Europe is $39,257 per year or $20 per hour. If you're looking for a breakdown of C++ salaries for individual country, check out the salaries.

How much does a C++ developer make in Europe?

$39,257 / Annual

Based on 4603 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link -

Map of Countries in Europe by C++ Developer Median Salary

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10 Countries in Europe with the Highest C++ Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Switzerland - $102,693
  2. Denmark - $86,844
  3. Norway - $79,922
  4. Ireland - $77,831
  5. United Kingdom - $71,093
  6. Germany - $63,986
  7. Finland - $63,984
  8. Sweden - $55,224
  9. Austria - $54,218
  10. Netherlands - $52,255

10 Countries in Europe with the Lowest C++ Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Macedonia - $12,822
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina - $23,172
  3. Greece - $24,554
  4. Romania - $28,212
  5. Croatia - $29,604
  6. Portugal - $30,490
  7. Serbia - $32,688
  8. Slovakia - $32,814
  9. Russia - $32,838
  10. Belarus - $33,576

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available countries below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your country on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of Countries in Europe by C++ Developer Median Salary

Salary Based on 
1Flag of Switzerland Switzerland$102,693165 Salaries
2Flag of Denmark Denmark$86,84463 Salaries
3Flag of Norway Norway$79,92270 Salaries
4Flag of Ireland Ireland$77,83135 Salaries
5Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom$71,093532 Salaries
6Flag of Germany Germany$63,986865 Salaries
7Flag of Finland Finland$63,98486 Salaries
8Flag of Sweden Sweden$55,224181 Salaries
9Flag of Austria Austria$54,218130 Salaries
10Flag of Netherlands Netherlands$52,255219 Salaries
11Flag of Belgium Belgium$50,92490 Salaries
12Flag of Lithuania Lithuania$49,29629 Salaries
13Flag of France France$48,644472 Salaries
14Flag of Estonia Estonia$45,39621 Salaries
15Flag of Slovenia Slovenia$45,35444 Salaries
16Flag of Ukraine Ukraine$39,60087 Salaries
17Flag of Spain Spain$38,915177 Salaries
18Flag of Italy Italy$37,325264 Salaries
19Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic$37,152100 Salaries
20Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria$36,46840 Salaries
21Flag of Poland Poland$36,444281 Salaries
22Flag of Hungary Hungary$33,86481 Salaries
23Flag of Belarus Belarus$33,57624 Salaries
24Flag of Russia Russia$32,838204 Salaries
25Flag of Slovakia Slovakia$32,81432 Salaries
26Flag of Serbia Serbia$32,68827 Salaries
27Flag of Portugal Portugal$30,49056 Salaries
28Flag of Croatia Croatia$29,60435 Salaries
29Flag of Romania Romania$28,21277 Salaries
30Flag of Greece Greece$24,55460 Salaries
31Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina$23,17217 Salaries
32Flag of Macedonia Macedonia$12,82212 Salaries

If you want to become a C++ developer, keep in mind that the current median salary shouldn't be the main reason for your decision to learn the language or a specific technology. More years of experience and certain regions or cities within the country can also increase the median salary.

Breakdown of C++ Developer Salary in other Regions

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