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Software Engineering Intern Salary

A Software Engineering Intern earns an average wage of $19.99 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Linux, C, C++, Java, and Ruby on Rails. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$33,326 - $87,965
(Median)
$33K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,976
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$12.12 - $35.06
(Median)
$12
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$33,326 - $87,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$25,770 - $80,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $35.06  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $54.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
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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$25,770 - $80,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 383

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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

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

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Experience Affects Software Engineering Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 55%

National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineering Intern Salaries

Linux
up arrow 27%

C
up arrow 22%

C++
up arrow 17%

up arrow 13%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 12%

JavaScript
up arrow 10%

Python
up arrow 7%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 3%

Android
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

SQL
up arrow 3%

PHP
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 9%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 14%

C#
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
36%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 76%
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