An Entry-Level Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $96,868 per year. A skill in Algorithm Development is associated with high pay for this job.

$66,214 - $118,798
(Median)
$66K
$97K
$120K
MEDIAN: $96,868
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$23.49 - $56.17
(Median)
$23
$37
$56
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,214 - $118,798  
   
Bonus
$2,921 - $25,541  
Profit Sharing
$1,960 - $22,301  
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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$66,886 - $134,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 815
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $56.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$15.00  
Overtime
$45.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,921 - $25,541  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,960 - $22,301  
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).
)
$66,886 - $134,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Algorithm Development
up arrow 11%

up arrow 6%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 1%

C++ Programming Language
0%

Python
0%

C programming Language
0%

National Average
$103,000

C
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 8%


SQL
up arrow 8%

up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 12%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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