Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary

An Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $78,505 per year.

$55,467 - $105,617
(Median)
$55K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,504
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50%
90%

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$23.13 - $71.47
(Median)
$23
$41
$71
MEDIAN: $41.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,467 - $105,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,212  
Profit Sharing
$975 - $10,369  
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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$56,204 - $114,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,014
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.13 - $71.47  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $72.72  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,212  
   
Profit Sharing
$975 - $10,369  
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).
)
$56,204 - $114,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C
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UNIX
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Linux
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C++
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JavaScript
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Java
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National Average
$81,000

Internet Information Server (IIS)
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HTML
up arrow 3%

SQL
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C#
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Oracle
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Microsoft SQL Server
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ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

.NET
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VB.Net
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 444 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%