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Junior software engineer salary in United States

How much does a Junior Software Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $79,332
Low $51,352
High $122,559
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a junior software engineer is $79,332 per year in the United States. 1.1k salaries reported, updated at June 6, 2023

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Top companies for Junior Software Engineers in United States

  1. Urban League
    145 reviews16 salaries reported
    $132,752per year
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Highest paying cities for Junior Software Engineers near United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $90,380 per year
    29 salaries reported
  2. Columbus, OH
    $82,432 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Hanover, MD
    $77,933 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $77,097 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $71,770 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $68,547 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Lansing, MI
    $56,189 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Kansas City, MO
    $43,283 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. Chesterfield, MO
    $40,827 per year
    9 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Junior Software Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 129 ratings

57% of Junior Software Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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