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

An Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer earns an average salary of $76,756 per year.
Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$54,318 - $102,801
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $76,755
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Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Total Pay (?
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$20.95 - $71.48
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,318 - $102,801  
   
Bonus
$483.76 - $12,123  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $11,000  
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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$55,074 - $110,747  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.95 - $71.48  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $60.81  
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
$483.76 - $12,123  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $11,000  
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).
)
$55,074 - $110,747  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,344
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Pay Difference By Location
Sunnyvale
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Redwood City
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San Jose
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San Francisco
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San Diego
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New York
up arrow 12%
Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
Seattle
up arrow 8%
Boston
up arrow 6%
Irvine
up arrow 3%
National Average
$79,000
Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Columbus
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C
up arrow 7%
Linux
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
Java
up arrow 1%
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
National Average
$79,000
SQL
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 3%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 5%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%
VB.Net
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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: 9%
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