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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

$60,140

Most common benefits

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401(k)
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The average salary for a entry level software engineer is $60,140 per year in the United States. 1.1k salaries reported, updated at May 20, 2022.

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Top companies for Entry Level Software Engineers in United States

  1. eBay
    3.9star
    1780 reviews78 salaries reported
    $150,645per year
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Highest paying cities for Entry Level Software Engineers in United States

  1. Tampa, FL
    $59,229 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $57,586 per year
    18 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $52,993 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $43,127 per year
    64 salaries reported
  2. Overland Park, KS
    $41,633 per year
    155 salaries reported
  3. Kansas City, MO
    $38,921 per year
    54 salaries reported
  1. O'Fallon, MO
    $38,921 per year
    47 salaries reported
  2. Saint Charles, MO
    $38,921 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. Ballwin, MO
    $38,921 per year
    48 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Entry Level Software Engineers

Top skills
Machine Learning
+53.77%salary

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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

5,856 job openings

Average $72,764 per year

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