An Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $69,121 per year.

$48,408 - $100,475
$48K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,121
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$14.80 - $48.32
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MEDIAN: $25.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,408 - $100,475  
   
Bonus
$302.70 - $11,619  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $10,213  
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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$45,096 - $104,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,020
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $48.32  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $65.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$302.70 - $11,619  
   
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $10,213  
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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$45,096 - $104,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279

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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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 321 votes.
072
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

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National Average
$69,000


C++
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SQL
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ASP.NET
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C#
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 321 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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