The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Programmer is $55,576 per year.

$38,489 - $85,190
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$85K
MEDIAN: $55,575
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90%

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$13.50 - $32.07
(Median)
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,489 - $85,190  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,894  
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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$34,780 - $84,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $32.07  
   
Overtime
$21.82 - $48.50  
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
$96.96 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,894  
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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$34,780 - $84,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Skills That Affect Software Programmer Salaries

.NET
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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