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Average Associate Software Engineer Salary

$70,206
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,485
Bonus
$3,814
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The average salary for an Associate Software Engineer is $70,206.
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$55k
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$70k
90%
$98k
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$55k - $98k
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$1k - $10k
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$980 - $15k
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What Do Associate Software Engineers Do?

Associate Software Engineer Tasks
  • Design, deploy and support best in class software development processes and tools.
  • Define the module specific requirements for software development projects.
  • Develop coding and design tasks to ensure software meets specified performance and reliability requirements.
  • Conduct systems programming and systems support activities.

Job Satisfaction for Associate Software Engineer

3.7 out of 5
(389)
Highly Satisfied
46Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Associate Software Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $100,602. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include T-Mobile, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $84,818 and $72,218, respectively. InfoSys Limited pays the lowest at around $57,039. Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,401 and $70,968, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Associate Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Associate Software Engineers?

An entry-level Associate Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,089 based on 818 salaries. An early career Associate Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,245 based on 1,589 salaries. A mid-career Associate Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,747 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Associate Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,967 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,990.
Employees with Associate Software Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 37.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less), Denver, Colorado (1.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,617 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.3%
Early Career
60.7%
Mid Career
5.8%
Experienced
1.7%
Late Career
0.5%