Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is $67,594 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.

$46,268 - $96,619
(Median)
$46K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,594
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$14.24 - $46.27
(Median)
$14
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,268 - $96,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,188  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $8,510  
Commission
$100.00  
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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$43,247 - $100,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,990
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.24 - $46.27  
   
Overtime
$15.02 - $62.05  
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
$0.00 - $10,188  
   
Commission
$100.00  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $8,510  
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).
)
$43,247 - $100,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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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

Python
up arrow 12%

UNIX
up arrow 8%

C
up arrow 5%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

.NET
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 381 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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