The average hourly pay for a Software Engineering Intern is $21.23.
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Job Description for Software Engineering Intern
Software engineering interns are responsible for creating complex software applications using engineering data and custom performance analysis. They are in charge of implementing custom programs for company deployment, as well as work with other interns and staff to reach all organizational goals. One of the intern's main duties includes researching a variety of topics to produce solutions that may be adapted for future coding requirements. They report their findings to the software engineering …Read more
Software Engineering Intern Tasks
- Analyze requirements and create software designs.
- Code fixes for bugs and software defects.
- Test code for bugs and fit to requirements.
- Analyze existing software to strategize about upgrades, features, or new platforms.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineering Intern
The top respondents for the job title Software Engineering Intern are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Viasat, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $44.07. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nvidia Corp and Google, Inc., earning around $41.25 and $40.83, respectively. Cisco Systems Inc pays the lowest at around $26.70. Viasat, Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $31.37 and $33.33, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineering Intern
An entry-level Software Engineering Intern with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.30 based on 307 salaries. An early career Software Engineering Intern with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.83 based on 492 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineering Intern with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.70 based on 17 salaries.
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Employees with Software Engineering Intern in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 80.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (41.3% more) and San Jose, California (26.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.8% less).
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