Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary

$74,028
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,078
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$4,085
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java skills is $74,028.
10%
$55k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$107k
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Salary
$55k - $107k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$498 - $20k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$53k - $113k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,786 based on 11,161 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,080 based on 3,528 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,436 based on 1,442 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,030.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (33.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (31.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16,553 survey responses.
Early Career
67.4%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
8.7%
Late Career
2.5%