Associate Software Engineer Salary (United States)

An Associate Software Engineer earns an average salary of $60,454 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Spring and Java/J2EE. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Associate Software Engineer Salary (?
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$45,070 - $89,335
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MEDIAN: $60,454
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Associate Software Engineer Salary (?
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$13.94 - $38.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,070 - $89,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,886  
Profit Sharing
$654 - $7,047  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,039 - $91,359  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 724
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $38.78  
   
Overtime
$28.89 - $51.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,886  
   
Profit Sharing
$654 - $7,047  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,039 - $91,359  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Associate Software Engineer

Associate software engineers may work in developing software either as a product for use by the public or for private use within a business. While they tend to be on the lower or beginner rungs of their particular industry, companies in need of software engineers will often hire them due to the fact that they are more affordable than more senior software engineers. However, working as an associate software engineer is usually a stepping stone to higher positions and fulfilling careers in software engineering.
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Associate Software Engineer Tasks
  • Develop coding and design tasks to ensure software meets specified performance and reliability requirements.
  • Conduct systems programming and systems support activities.
  • Design, deploy and support best in class software development processes and tools.
  • Define the module specific requirements for software development projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 67%
San Francisco
up arrow 13%
Los Angeles
up arrow 13%
Boston
up arrow 9%
Gaithersburg
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Dallas
up arrow 2%
Indianapolis
0%
National Average
$61,000
Raleigh
up arrow 5%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 7%
San Diego
up arrow 8%
Austin
up arrow 10%
Minneapolis
up arrow 10%
St. Louis
up arrow 14%
Atlanta
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Experience Affects Associate Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 71%
Late-Career
up arrow 61%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Associate Software Engineer Salaries

Spring
up arrow 56%
up arrow 11%
Linux
up arrow 10%
Python
up arrow 6%
C
up arrow 3%
JavaScript
0%
National Average
$61,000
PHP
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 7%
ASP.NET
up arrow 8%
SQL
up arrow 9%
VB.Net
up arrow 13%

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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