The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Programmer is $55,982 per year.

$38,915 - $86,979
$39K
$56K
$87K
MEDIAN: $55,982
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$14.34 - $31.99
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,915 - $86,979  
   
Bonus
$70.00 - $9,887  
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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$35,210 - $86,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $31.99  
   
Overtime
$22.01 - $48.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$70.00 - $9,887  
   
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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$35,210 - $86,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Key Stats for Software Programmer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
069
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Software Programmer Salaries

.NET
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 6%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 8%

PHP
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

C
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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