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An Entry-Level Software Engineer earns an average salary of $18,126 per year.

$13,120 - $40,399
MEDIAN: $18,181
Salary $13,120 - $40,399
Bonus $117 - $5,042
Profit Sharing $1,000
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$13,266 - $41,567
  • Country: Greece
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

Job Description for Software Engineer

In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functioning programs or new features for existing software.


Software Engineer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $18,961

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Software Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Engineer in Patras:
"Insecure Position."
There is a lot of insecurity in my position. Contracts are from 3 month long to 2 year long, I work this way for 10 years.

Key Stats for Software Engineer


4 %
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Job Satisfaction

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


4 %
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 22%