Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $69,330 per year.

$48,587 - $100,551
$49K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,330
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$14.69 - $46.45
$15
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $25.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,587 - $100,551  
   
Bonus
$305.59 - $11,854  
Profit Sharing
$282.09 - $10,244  
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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$45,206 - $104,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,035
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $46.45  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $61.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$305.59 - $11,854  
   
Profit Sharing
$282.09 - $10,244  
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).
)
$45,206 - $104,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,340

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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Houston:
"I love my mom very much but we take care and study."
I have no advice because I am student I am study 8 grade I am 14 year old I also need advice I like work on computer thats why I am choose IT engineer.

Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Denver:
"Enjoy."
Enjoy what you do. If you don't have a technical mind, don't force your way into a technical job.

Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 320 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲9%

▲3%

C
▲3%

▲2%



JavaScript
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

C++
▼1%

SQL
▼4%

▼5%


ASP.NET
▼6%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼6%

C#
▼7%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 320 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%