Average Junior Software Engineer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer is $63,724

Base Salary
$46k - $82k
$962 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$450 - $8k
Total Pay
$44k - $83k
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What Do Junior Software Engineers Do?

Junior Software Engineer Tasks
  • Assist with research and develop; design software systems and applications.
  • Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues.
  • Work closely with the team, and report clearly and accurately to management.
  • Troubleshoot, test and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions.
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How do Junior Software Engineers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 292 responses, the job of Junior Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.95 out of 5. On average, Junior Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.