Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $63,174 per year.
Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$43,122 - $87,149
(Median)
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63K
75K
87K
MEDIAN: $63,174
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Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$12.46 - $45.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,122 - $87,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,862  
Profit Sharing
$497.13 - $6,937  
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).
)
$40,417 - $91,093  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $45.34  
   
Overtime
$16.80 - $52.31  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,862  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.13 - $6,937  
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).
)
$40,417 - $91,093  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,607
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Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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San Diego
up arrow 11%
Boston
up arrow 7%
Denver
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Los Angeles
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Austin
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Atlanta
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National Average
$64,000
Chicago
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Houston
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Dallas
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Salt Lake City
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Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C
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UNIX
up arrow 5%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 2%
National Average
$64,000
C#
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
.NET
up arrow 3%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
ASP.NET
up arrow 4%
Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
up arrow 6%
VB.Net
up arrow 10%
Visual Basic (VB)
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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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