Average Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$70,259
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$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Washington, District of Columbia is $70,259.
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$50k
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$70k
90%
$86k
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$50k - $86k
Bonus
$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$51k - $86k

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,132 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,364 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,500 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.1% more) and New York, New York (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.7% less), Dallas, Texas (7.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 84 survey responses.
Early Career
65.5%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
9.5%