The highest average salaries go to Technical Program Managers, who bring in close to approximately $167K per year, though Senior Software Engineers are not far behind at around $146K along with User Experience Designers ($128K) and Front End Developers ($125K). Financial compensation for Campaign Managers is rather low — on average only $60K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $145K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. ($139K), Sunnyvale, Calif. (approximately $135K), and San Francisco, Calif. (about $118K) are the next top-paying cities. At $55K, Omaha, Neb. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Linkedin Corporation pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $129K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Linkedin Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $117K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $113K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Salesforce Certified Administrator certainly has its perks — salaries approach $164K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Linkedin Corporation workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $158K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Machine Learning; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $157K per year. Java is regularly seen around here; just under one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Project Management, Python, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and most respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.