Entry-Level Software Support Engineer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Software Support Engineers sits in the ballpark of $54K per year. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Software Support Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 85 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,708 - $78,179
$39K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,493
10%
50%
90%

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$17.93 - $23.19
$20
MEDIAN: $20.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,708 - $78,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$60.00  
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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$38,305 - $79,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$60.00  
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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$38,305 - $79,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Key Stats for Software Support Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Software Support Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
▲13%

Java
▲13%

UNIX
▲13%

C# Programming Language
▲8%

C#
▲7%

SQL
▲6%

Windows 2003 Server
▲4%

Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft SQL Server
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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