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How Much Salary Do Junior Software Engineers Really Earn With An Entry Level Job?

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  • Depending which bootcamp you ask, the average salary for a programmer who is just starting their coding career is between $65,000 and $75,000.

  • Most entry-level software engineers in the United States are paid in the range of $52,500 and $79,500 per year.

  • But junior developers working in certain industries, including health and fintech, could earn as much as $90,000 to $100,000 per year.

Bonus Pro Tip

Don't listen to anyone who tells you it's impossible to earn great money on your first engineering job.

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