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Entry level software engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$62,991
Average $62,991
Low $41,008
High $96,757
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a entry level software engineer is $62,991 per year in the United States. 1.2k salaries reported, updated at December 4, 2022

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Top companies for Entry Level Software Engineers in United States

  1. eBay
    3.9
    1,837 reviews29 salaries reported
    $149,526per year
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Highest paying cities for Entry Level Software Engineers near United States

  1. Austin, TX
    $62,265 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $59,581 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Kansas City, MO
    $57,000 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $46,677 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Belleville, IL
    $43,150 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. O'Fallon, MO
    $42,858 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Ballwin, MO
    $42,858 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. O'Fallon, IL
    $42,858 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Overland Park, KS
    $42,644 per year
    19 salaries reported
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Where can an Entry Level Software Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Entry Level Software Engineers

Top skills
Machine Learning
+53.77%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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39 jobs54
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Most common benefits for Entry Level Software Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Junior Software Engineer

1,544 job openings

Average $79,990 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Entry Level Software Engineer

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