Entry-Level Software Programmer Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Programmer is $56,996 per year.

$38,478 - $88,862
$38K
$57K
$89K
MEDIAN: $56,996
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$14.47 - $31.27
$14
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,478 - $88,862  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $5,000  
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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$35,337 - $87,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $31.27  
   
Overtime
$22.12 - $48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$253.42 - $9,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $5,000  
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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$35,337 - $87,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Key Stats for Software Programmer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Software Programmer Salaries

SQL
▲7%

C++ Programming Language
▲4%

.NET
▲3%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Java
▼3%

C# Programming Language
▼4%

C++
▼6%

JavaScript
▼6%

ASP.NET Framework
▼9%

PHP
▼9%

C#
▼10%

HTML
▼10%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼11%

C
▼12%

ASP.NET
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 20%