Average Salary for Linkedin Corporation Employees

Based in Palo Alto, Calif.,social networking software player Linkedin Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Senior Software Engineer and Software Engineer positions. Linkedin Corporation employees bring home the big bucks — six-figure salaries are common, and average pay approaches $124K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Linkedin Corporation fluctuate depending on your city; what you do at the company and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Palo Alto, California 94710


Social Networking Software, Online service provider


Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $140K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. (around $138K), Mountain View, Calif. ($138K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($119K) are the next top-paying cities. At $55K, Omaha, Neb. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Linkedin Corporation employee makes about $132K annually.


Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $143K per year — though Senior User Experience Designers, User Experience Designers, and Front End Developers also do fairly well at about $137K, around $128K, and approximately $125K, respectively. Campaign Managers at Linkedin Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($60K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $122K annually. The largest slice of the Linkedin Corporation workforce (37 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $113K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Salesforce Certified Administrators, who make $164K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of about $161K per year. Linkedin Corporation compensates Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)-holders the most at around $164K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Machine Learning among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $150K per year. Java is a popular skill among Linkedin Corporation workers, with nearly one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Project Management, Python, and Customer Relationship Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all employees also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are 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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59 %
$60,109 - $123,870
$76,475 - $149,329

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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