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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 average pay surpassing six figures at Linkedin Corporation ($113K), workers enjoy generous pay. The most important factor affecting pay for Linkedin Corporation employees is your role at the company, though geography and how long you've been working play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Linkedin Corporation typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Google, Inc., Cisco Systems Inc, Apple Computer, Inc
Employer: Linkedin Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Engineer (25)
$89,007 - $156,105  
[-]Software Engineer (25)
Salary$82,414 - $143,895  
Bonus$4,829 - $17,362  
Total Pay$89,007 - $156,105  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (5)
$102,671 - $178,905  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (5)
Salary$98,577 - $161,504  
Bonus$2,845 - $21,802  
Total Pay$102,671 - $178,905  
[+]Web Developer (4)
$51,022 - $146,693  
[+]Web Developer (4)
Salary$52,403 - $131,408  
Bonus$2,041 - $20,710  
Total Pay$51,022 - $146,693  
[+]Relationship Manager (4)
$61,862 - $161,887  
[+]Relationship Manager (4)
Salary$51,292 - $104,480  
Bonus$7,543 - $85,251  
Commission$2,609 - $56,922  
Total Pay$61,862 - $161,887  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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About This Company

Palo Alto, California 94710


Social Networking Software, Online service provider


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Senior Systems Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $156K annually; Senior Software Engineers, Product Managers of Software, and Software Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $133K, $115K, and about $108K, respectively. Financial compensation for Account Executives is rather low — on average only around $80K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($123K per year) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. (approximately $117K), San Jose, Calif. ($107K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $102K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Omaha, Neb. at $65K. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — about $113K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $99K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $109K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $203K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $126K annually for accredited Certified ScrumMasters. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at Linkedin Corporation — these employees make the most at $145K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Python; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $138K annually. Java is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around one in four of Linkedin Corporation's people use it regularly. Project Management, JavaScript, and Account Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for the vast majority of respondents. Linkedin Corporation also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, stock options, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Linkedin Corporation


34 %
66 %
$46,641 - $126,683
$65,333 - $139,289
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 18 votes.
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