Average Salary for Linkedin Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Linkedin Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the social networking software, from Software Engineer to Web Developer. Workers at Linkedin Corporation bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $119K. At Linkedin Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This report 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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. (approximately $133K), Sunnyvale, Calif. (around $125K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($110K) are the next top-paying cities. Omaha, Neb. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $55K. By state, Linkedin Corporation employees make the most in California, earning $124K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Software Engineers — their earnings average $139K per year. Senior Product Managers are a close second at $135K along with Senior User Experience Designers ($135K) and Software Engineers (approximately $117K). Earning only around $70K 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 $115K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $101K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $203K annually. Acquiring certification to be a LEED Accredited Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $145K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Linkedin Corporation pays those with a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) the most — about $198K.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $143K annually. Java is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly more than a fifth of Linkedin Corporation's people use it regularly. JavaScript, Python, and Account Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all employees, and almost all employees report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Linkedin Corporation


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$60,256 - $133,465
$62,938 - $142,479
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1-4 years
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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