Entry Level Software Engineer Salary

$111,014

Average Base Salary

$128,822

Average Total Compensation

Min: $63K
Max: $153K
Base Salary
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 4,770
Min: $10K
Max: $225K
Total Compensation
Median: $128K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,762

Entry Level Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Seniority Levels

$53K
$238K
Executive
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $150K
Data points: 111
$86K
$265K
Manager
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 5,115
$75K
$240K
Senior
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 30,212
$77K
$180K
Mid-Level
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $128K
Data points: 25,680
$63K
$153K
Entry Level
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 4,770
$43K
$112K
Intern
Median: $77K
Mean (Average): $78K
Data points: 9

Entry Level Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$73K
$181K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $129K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 137
$70K
$176K
Business Intelligence
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $114K
Data points: 11
$63K
$153K
Software Engineer
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 4,770
$70K
$150K
Product Manager
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $110K
Data points: 170
$52K
$145K
Data Engineer
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 146
$60K
$155K
Data Scientist
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $100K
Data points: 837
$61K
$110K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $100K
Mean (Average): $92K
Data points: 21
$50K
$125K
Data Analyst
Median: $84K
Mean (Average): $86K
Data points: 64
Product Analyst*
$53K
$110K
Product Analyst
Median: $82K
Mean (Average): $82K
Data points: 2
$52K
$115K
Business Analyst
Median: $70K
Mean (Average): $75K
Data points: 401
$50K
$110K
Research Scientist
Median: $62K
Mean (Average): $70K
Data points: 1,470

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Machine Learning Engineer role pays the most with a $126,762 base salary while the Research Scientist role on average pays the least with a $69,914 base salary.

Top Cities for Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries

$89K
$145K
Memphis, TN
Median: $143K
Mean (Average): $133K
Data points: 14
$101K
$165K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $131K
Data points: 1,179
$104K
$147K
Zurich, Switzerland
Median: $131K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 13
$80K
$165K
New York, NY
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 494
$79K
$156K
Omaha, NE
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 14
$104K
$145K
Seattle, WA
Median: $118K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 811
$78K
$145K
Washington, DC
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $112K
Data points: 222
$64K
$150K
Pittsburgh, PA
Median: $108K
Mean (Average): $108K
Data points: 22
$95K
$133K
Madison, WI
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $108K
Data points: 34
$82K
$135K
San Diego, CA
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 87
$74K
$142K
Boston, MA
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 164
$70K
$150K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 119
$70K
$150K
Chicago, IL
Median: $100K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 123
$90K
$123K
Richmond, VA
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $105K
Data points: 43
$67K
$127K
Santa Barbara, CA
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $102K
Data points: 9

The Software Engineer salary in Saint Petersburg, Russia is the highest paying salary with a $200,000 average base salary. The Software Engineer salary in Manila, Philippines is the lowest paying salary with $42,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries

$108K
$200K
Netflix
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $171K
Data points: 5
$139K
$200K
Citadel Llc
Median: $165K
Mean (Average): $165K
Data points: 11
$144K
$179K
Two Sigma
Median: $155K
Mean (Average): $158K
Data points: 6
$93K
$283K
Nvidia
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $157K
Data points: 13
$146K
$181K
Wepay
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $156K
Data points: 6
$138K
$176K
Pinterest
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $153K
Data points: 8
$134K
$171K
Asana
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $152K
Data points: 12
$142K
$162K
Roblox
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $151K
Data points: 5
$138K
$153K
Argo Ai
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $148K
Data points: 6
$125K
$180K
Flexport
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $146K
Data points: 5
$135K
$169K
Robinhood
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $143K
Data points: 8
$123K
$158K
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 5
$130K
$168K
Airbnb
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 11
$128K
$167K
Lyft
Median: $133K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 12
$97K
$161K
Bloomberg Lp
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 68

The Software Engineer at Pdt Partners salary is the highest paying salary with a $200,000 average base salary. The Software Engineer at Revature salary is the lowest paying salary with $45,000 average base salary.