Average Salary for Linkedin Corporation Employees

Operating out of Palo Alto, Calif., social networking software company Linkedin Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Senior Software Engineer to Software Engineer. Those searching for a six-figure salary consider Linkedin Corporation, where hearty paychecks average $124K. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Linkedin Corporation, but your job title and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. 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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. (around $138K), Mountain View, Calif. ($138K), and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $118K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Omaha, Neb. at about $55K. By state, California offers the highest pay at $131K per year.


Earning about $143K annually on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Senior User Experience Designers ($137K), Senior Product Managers (around $135K), and User Experience Designers ($128K). Customer Success Managers make an average approximately $91K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Linkedin Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $122K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $113K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salesforce Certified Administrators have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $164K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn about $161K annually on average. The best paid folks at Linkedin Corporation have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning $164K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $138K annually. Java is a popular skill among Linkedin Corporation workers, with between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Python, Account Management, and Customer Relationship Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Linkedin Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a fair number of workers participate. Linkedin Corporation provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and nearly all workers do receive dental coverage. Linkedin Corporation folks also make good use of a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Linkedin Corporation


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$60,117 - $130,075
$72,617 - $148,150

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$59,496 - $134,098
$53,829 - $132,397
$91,916 - $144,169
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