Entry-Level Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $88,451 per year.
Entry-Level Software Development Engineer (SDE) Total Pay (?
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$58,834 - $108,408
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $88,451
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Entry-Level Software Development Engineer (SDE) Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $45.70
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,834 - $108,408  
   
Bonus
$985 - $19,187  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $14,728  
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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$58,623 - $119,669  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $45.70  
   
Overtime
$22.02 - $55.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$985 - $19,187  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $14,728  
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).
)
$58,623 - $119,669  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,257
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San Francisco
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San Jose
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Palo Alto
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National Average
$91,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C
up arrow 6%
Linux
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Java
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JavaScript
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Python
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C++
0%
National Average
$91,000
C#
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Oracle
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.NET
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PL/SQL
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ASP.NET
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UNIX
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 9%
SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 5%
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