How much does a Software Engineer I make in the United States? The average Software Engineer I salary in the United States is $69,427 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $61,744 and $76,608. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Software Engineer I designs and develops software applications. Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Being a Software Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Software Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Software Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Software Engineer I in the United States. The base salary for Software Engineer I ranges from $61,744 to $76,608 with the average base salary of $69,427. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $62,984 to $79,403 with the average total cash compensation of $72,013.