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Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $65,255 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,132 - $91,423
(Median)
$44K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,255
10%
50%
90%

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$13.71 - $46.73
(Median)
$14
$25
$47
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,132 - $91,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,997  
Profit Sharing
$490.16 - $7,259  
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).
)
$41,518 - $96,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,848
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $46.73  
   
Overtime
$16.29 - $61.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,997  
   
Profit Sharing
$490.16 - $7,259  
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).
)
$41,518 - $96,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Python
up arrow 13%

C
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 423 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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