A Software Engineering Intern earns an average wage of $20.15 per hour. A skill in C is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$28,500 - $91,623
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MEDIAN: $69,714
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$12.43 - $34.99
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MEDIAN: $20.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$28,500 - $91,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$26,398 - $82,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $34.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.63  
Overtime
$18.57 - $60.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
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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$26,398 - $82,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 373

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Job Description for Software Engineering Intern

Software engineering interns are responsible for creating complex software applications using engineering data and custom performance analysis. They are in charge of implementing custom programs for company deployment, as well as work with other interns and staff to reach all organizational goals. One of the intern's main duties includes researching a variety of topics to produce solutions that may be adapted for future coding requirements. They report their findings to the software engineering manager or supervisor in their department. In all tasks, software engineering interns must follow company regulations regarding privacy and other issues. These interns suggest software-related changes to avoid loss of productivity and downtime, as well as maintain and monitor web applications as needed. They participate in detailed test procedures and create reports to modify and identify possible software issues. One of their main tools include a personal computer with complex custom applications needed to program company files.

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Software Engineering Intern Tasks

  • Analyze requirements and create software designs.
  • Code fixes for bugs and software defects.
  • Test code for bugs and fit to requirements.
  • Analyze existing software to strategize about upgrades, features, or new platforms.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,057

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Key Stats for Software Engineering Intern

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
057
Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
0%
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Experience Affects Software Engineering Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 37%


National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineering Intern Salaries

C
up arrow 12%


C++
up arrow 5%

up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 4%



Python
0%

National Average
$44,000

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

Android
up arrow 4%


C# Programming Language
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 16%

PHP
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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