Average Salary for Linkedin Corporation Employees

Based in Palo Alto, Calif.,social networking software player Linkedin Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Software Engineer and Relationship Manager positions. Generous compensation can be found at Linkedin Corporation; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $115K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Linkedin Corporation fluctuate depending on your job title; your city and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Palo Alto, California 94710


Social Networking Software, Online service provider


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Earning $156K annually on average, Senior Systems Engineers receive the most money, followed by Senior Software Engineers (around $136K), Product Managers of Software (about $120K), and Software Engineers ($109K). Account Executives at Linkedin Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($80K on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $125K per year) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. ($122K), San Jose, Calif. ($108K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $102K) are the next top-paying cities. Omaha, Neb. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $65K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $117K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $99K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Linkedin Corporation employees (33 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $115K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $203K per year for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified ScrumMasters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $126K annually. The best paid folks at Linkedin Corporation have a Doctorate (PhD), earning 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 $154K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Java; close to one-fourth deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Project Management, JavaScript, and HTML.

Benefits and Perks

Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At Linkedin Corporation, the vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here 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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