An average Entry-Level Software Engineering Intern can expect to take home roughly $20.10 per hour. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Software Engineering Interns report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Entry-Level Software Engineering Interns far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Roughly one in four enjoy medical while nearly one in six get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly a sixth. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,277 - $89,939
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MEDIAN: $64,657
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$12.44 - $34.65
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,277 - $89,939  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$26,651 - $82,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $34.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.63  
Overtime
$18.89 - $58.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$26,651 - $82,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 380

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Google, Inc. offers the most; Entry-Level Software Engineering Interns earn $89K on average there.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,889

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Surpassing the national average by 76 percent, Entry-Level Software Engineering Interns in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Software Engineering Interns will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+68 percent), Sunnyvale (+68 percent), Santa Clara (+66 percent), and Mountain View (+56 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Software Engineering Interns in Pittsburgh earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Employers in Atlanta and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Software Engineering Intern

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
2%
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Skills That Affect Software Engineering Intern Salaries


C
up arrow 11%

Linux
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 3%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Android
up arrow 3%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 4%


SQL
up arrow 7%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 16%

PHP
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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