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

An Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $62,796 per year.
Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$42,865 - $86,075
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $62,796
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Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$12.48 - $44.46
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,865 - $86,075  
   
Bonus
$4.79 - $9,834  
Profit Sharing
$493.67 - $6,953  
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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$40,280 - $90,049  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,773
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $44.46  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $52.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4.79 - $9,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.67 - $6,953  
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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$40,280 - $90,049  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,773
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Seattle
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San Diego
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Austin
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National Average
$63,000
Chicago
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Houston
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Oracle
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UNIX
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C
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Java
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C++
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Linux
up arrow 3%
National Average
$63,000
C#
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JavaScript
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HTML
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.NET
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ASP.NET
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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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VB.Net
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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