Average Salary for Linkedin Corporation Employees

Linkedin Corporation is a social networking software firm headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. that hires for Software Engineer positions, Product Manager of Software roles, and more. With a reputation for handing out six-figure salaries (median pay is $116K), Linkedin Corporation is a strong magnet for those looking to increase their earning potential. What you do at the company influences pay for Linkedin Corporation workers the most, followed by your city and how long you've been working. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

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 annually, though Senior Software Engineers are not far behind at $137K along with Product Marketing Managers (approximately $122K) and Product Managers of Software (about $120K). Earning only $81K on average, Relationship Managers make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $124K per year) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. ($120K), San Jose, Calif. ($110K), and Chicago, Ill. ($102K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Omaha, Neb. — at around $59K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Linkedin Corporation workers in California earn the most — about $117K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $115K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $99K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make about $203K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ScrumMasters with credentials; these people earn $126K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Linkedin Corporation pays those with a Doctorate (PhD) the most — around $145K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Python among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $138K per year. Java is a popular skill among Linkedin Corporation workers, with one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Project Management, JavaScript, and Data Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and most survey participants use it to save for retirement. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and almost all employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Linkedin Corporation


34 %
66 %
$57,744 - $127,480
$64,846 - $140,863
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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