Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Junior Software Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$100,992 / yrTotal Pay
$86,244 / yrBase Pay
$14,747 / yrAdditional Pay

$100,992

 / yr
$66K$157K
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The estimated total pay for a Junior Software Engineer is $100,992 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $86,244 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $14,747 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$100,992 /yr
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$105,940 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Junior Software Engineer

Some related job titles are Associate Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $94,299, Entry Level Software Salaries with median pay of $64,954, Entry Level Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $90,157, Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $99,165.

Top Paying Companies

For a Junior Software Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Junior Software Engineer in United States. Employers include Meta, Google and Apple.

1
Meta
$211,754/yr
2
Google
$198,397/yr
3
Apple
$177,598/yr
6
Oracle
$169,286/yr
8
Zoosk
$164,261/yr
10
American Megatrends
$152,652/yr

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Open Access Technology International
3.2
Junior Software DeveloperSee 122 salaries from this location

$100,786

 / yr

$109,229

 / yr

$98,426

 / yr

$198,397

 / yr
Eze Software
3.8
Junior Software DeveloperSee 35 salaries from this location

$108,842

 / yr

$94,427

 / yr

$119,954

 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Junior Software Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Junior Software Engineer in United States are Media & Communication with a median total pay of $149,107, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $134,404, Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $124,457, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $124,195, and Information Technology with a median total pay of $120,706.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$149,107

    21% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$134,404

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$124,457

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$124,195

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$120,706

    2% Higher than other industries

Media & Communication

The top paying company in Media & Communication for Junior Software Engineer is 2K.

2K2K$149,107/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$95,000

/yr

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1-3 years
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Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

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Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

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Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$174,000

/yr

$124K | $50K

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Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$43,000

/yr

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Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$16

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2 days ago
Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$81,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
jr developer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

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1-3 years
2 days ago
Junior Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

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1-3 years
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Junior Software Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Junior Software Engineer is $86,244 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Junior Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2733 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Junior Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Junior Software Engineer in United States is $130,443 per year.

The lowest salary for a Junior Software Engineer in United States is $57,022 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Junior Software Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Junior Software Engineer.