Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary

$81,813
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,567
Bonus
$1,000
Commission
$4,942
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills is $81,813.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$120k
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Salary
$61k - $120k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$767 - $24k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$60k - $128k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,077 based on 2,563 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,208 based on 3,430 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,506 based on 1,390 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,390.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (36.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (26.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,780 survey responses.
Entry Level
32.9%
Mid Career
44.1%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
5.1%