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Average Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$69,824
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,945
Bonus
$6,800
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $69,824.
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$55k
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$70k
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$86k
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What Do Software Engineers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in JavaScript, Python and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language and C++ Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,082 based on 388 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,701 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,808 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,147.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 54.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (44.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (39.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 633 survey responses.
Early Career
61.3%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
9.5%
Late Career
4.9%