Average Salary for Linkedin Corporation Employees

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Linkedin Corporation hires for positions ranging from Software Engineer to Relationship Manager in the social networking software. With average pay surpassing six figures at Linkedin Corporation ($115K), workers enjoy generous pay. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Linkedin Corporation workers, followed by your city and your experience level. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Palo Alto, California 94710


Social Networking Software, Online service provider


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The highest average salaries go to Senior Systems Engineers, who bring in close to $156K per year, though Senior Software Engineers are not far behind at $136K along with Product Managers of Software (approximately $120K) and Software Engineers (about $109K). Among the lower-paid positions at Linkedin Corporation are Account Executives — the median salary for this role approaches $80K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $125K annually) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. ($122K), San Jose, Calif. ($108K), and Chicago, Ill. ($102K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $65K) in Omaha, Neb., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at approximately $117K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $99K annually. The largest fraction of Linkedin Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $115K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $203K annually. Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster can certainly pay off here; those folks make $126K on average. Linkedin Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in around $145K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Python; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $154K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Linkedin Corporation is Java, with one in four considering it a key competency. Project Management, JavaScript, and HTML were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Most respondents save for retirement through Linkedin Corporation's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and nearly all survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Linkedin Corporation


34 %
66 %
$57,500 - $128,877
$64,548 - $141,180
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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