Average Early-Career Computer Software Engineer, Applications Salary

$68,846
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,386
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Computer Software Engineer, Applications is $68,846.
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$45k
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MEDIAN $68,846
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Salary
$45k - $93k
Bonus
$824 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$41k - $99k

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Job Description for Computer Software Engineer, Applications

Computer Software Engineer, Applications Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • 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.
  • Test and document software for client applications.

Career Paths

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Computer Software Engineer, Applications
Software Developer
Software Engineer
Team Leader, IT
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Computer Software Engineer, Applications

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

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Software Engineer, Applications

An entry-level Computer Software Engineer, Applications with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,777 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Computer Software Engineer, Applications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,150 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Computer Software Engineer, Applications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,882 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,734.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Computer Software Engineer, Applications in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dayton, Ohio (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.4% less) and New York, New York (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 195 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.8%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
32.3%
Late Career
10.3%