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Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer earns an average salary of $52,562 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer Salary (?
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$38,755 - $71,142
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $52,562
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Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer Salary (?
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$12.21 - $29.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,755 - $71,142  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $4,223  
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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$34,479 - $71,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 899
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $29.45  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $44.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $4,223  
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).
)
$34,479 - $71,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Boston
up arrow 28%
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New York
up arrow 18%
Washington
up arrow 16%
Portland
up arrow 10%
Chicago
up arrow 9%
Austin
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
San Diego
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National Average
$52,000
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
Cleveland
up arrow 10%
Nashville
up arrow 12%
Salt Lake City
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer Salaries

Python
up arrow 22%
Web Development
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
0%
National Average
$52,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Linux
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
PHP
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 5%
MySQL
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 6%
VB.Net
up arrow 11%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%
ASP.NET
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%