When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($145K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. (around $139K), Mountain View, Calif. (approximately $138K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($118K) are the next top-paying cities. At $55K, Santa Barbara, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Linkedin Corporation the most — about $131K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average approximately $144K per year, closely trailed by User Experience Designers ($128K), Front End Developers (around $125K), and Software Engineers ($122K). Earning only $56K on average, Account Managers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $117K annually. The largest slice of the Linkedin Corporation workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $115K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salesforce Certified Administrators receive bigger paychecks ($164K annually) than those without credentials. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $161K per year. Employees who have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) make the most here, hauling in $147K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Machine Learning; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $150K per year. A garden variety skill at Linkedin Corporation is Java; just under one in four of Linkedin Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Project Management, Python, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and most survey participants use it to save for retirement. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Linkedin Corporation folks also make good use of gym membership, a casual working environment, free drinks, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.