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Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $77,604 per year.
Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$55,081 - $104,086
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,604
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Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (?
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$20.23 - $71.95
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,081 - $104,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,450  
Profit Sharing
$939 - $10,334  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
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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$55,700 - $112,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.23 - $71.95  
   
Overtime
$19.53 - $64.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,450  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$939 - $10,334  
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).
)
$55,700 - $112,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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San Francisco
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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New York
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Boston
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Chicago
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National Average
$80,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 5%
C
up arrow 5%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 4%
JavaScript
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 1%
National Average
$80,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
.NET
up arrow 6%
VB.Net
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%