Average Software Engineer Salary

$24,319
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,020
Bonus
$808
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer is $24,319.
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$12k
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$82k
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MEDIAN $24,319
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Salary
$12k - $82k
Bonus
$250 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$393 - $2k
Total Pay
$12k - $82k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, SQL and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20,500 based on 15 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23,458 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24,841 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25,434 based on 15 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 129 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.6%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
28.7%
Experienced
11.6%