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How much does an Entry Level Software Engineer make in the United States?

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1.1k salaries reported, updated at Sep 18, 2020
$80,282
per year

The average salary for a entry level software engineer is $80,282 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
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Most common benefits for Entry Level Software Engineers

  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Green card sponsorship
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Referral program
  • Health savings account
  • Food provided
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