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Average Entry-Level Software Developer with Python Skills Salary

$67,101
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,298
Bonus
$4,869
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Developer with Python skills is $67,101.
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$49k
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$97k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

Software Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Developers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, SQL, C# Programming Language, JavaScript and Java.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Developers?

An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,395 based on 1,639 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,786 based on 373 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,138 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,870.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (20.6% more) and Austin, Texas (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,162 survey responses.
Early Career
75.8%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
4.8%
Late Career
2.1%