Software Engineer I Salaries

View Software Engineer I Hourly Wages

Alternate Job Titles: Software Engineer I, Entry Level Software Engineer

What is the average annual salary for Software Engineer I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Software Engineer I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Software Engineer I in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Software Engineer I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Software Engineer I in the United States is $61,322 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Software Engineer I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $61,322.

Source: HR Reported data as of December 2014

Median $61,322
  • 10%$48,915
  • 25%$54,827
  • 75%$68,272
  • 90%$74,601

Refine by:

If you would like more details about compensation for this position including benefits and how other factors may influence your pay try our Salary Wizard. If you are planning to negotiate a salary you may want to purchase a Personal Salary Report. If you are an employer looking to price this position you may want to purchase a Job Valuation Report or Salary Wizard Professional Edition.

Job Description for Software Engineer I

Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a manager. View Software Engineer I job description

View IT -- Computers, Software Jobs by Salary Range: <$30K, $30K–$50K, $50K–$80K, $80K–$100K, >$100K

Categories:  IT -- Computers, Software, Engineering, Entry Level, IT -- All

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Software Engineer III, Software Engineer IV, Software Engineer II, Software Engineer V, Software Developer I, Software Support Engineer I, Software Developer II, Software Developer III, Integration Engineer I

Software Engineer I Salaries by State