Average Entry-Level Junior Software Engineer Salary

$61,379
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$80k

The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer is $61,379

Base Salary
$44k - $80k
Bonus
$981 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$495 - $10k
Total Pay
$42k - $81k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
76.5%
Female
22.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 1,081 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

73%

Vision

65%

None

14%