The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $68,845 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,063 - $99,993
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MEDIAN: $68,844
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$14.78 - $46.10
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$46
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,063 - $99,993  
   
Bonus
$205.51 - $10,794  
Profit Sharing
$203.73 - $10,090  
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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$44,759 - $103,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,866
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $46.10  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $68.99  
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
$205.51 - $10,794  
   
Profit Sharing
$203.73 - $10,090  
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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$44,759 - $103,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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National Average: $69,051

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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Advice

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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.

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Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

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Java
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C
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Linux
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C++ Programming Language
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C programming Language
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C++
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$69,000

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

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 307 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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