Average Entry-Level Software Developer Salary

Average Entry-Level Software Developer Salary

$62,587
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$63k
90%
$87k

The average salary for a Software Developer is $62,587

Base Salary
$46k - $87k
Bonus
$602 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$489 - $10k
Total Pay
$42k - $88k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

Software Developer Tasks
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • 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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
82.0%
Female
17.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

68%

Vision

58%

None

18%