Average Junior Software Engineer Salary

$64,135
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$47k
MEDIAN
$64k
90%
$83k

The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer is $64,135

Base Salary
$47k - $83k
Bonus
$965 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$481 - $8k
Total Pay
$45k - $84k
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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
(227)
Highly Satisfied
43Reviews
Based on 227 responses, the job of Junior Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.98 out of 5. On average, Junior Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Junior Software Engineers

What is the highest pay for Junior Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Junior Software Engineer is $83k / year

What is the lowest pay for Junior Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Junior Software Engineer is $47k / year

How can Junior Software Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Junior Software Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Junior Software Engineer that oversees more junior Junior Software Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.