Average Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary

$76,992
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$111k

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $76,992

Base Salary
$58k - $111k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$975 - $24k
Total Pay
$56k - $117k
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Gender Breakdown

Male
78.4%
Female
21.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

78%

Vision

70%

None

11%