When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $122K per year) can be spotted in Mountain View; San Jose (about $108K), Sunnyvale ($102K), and San Francisco ($100K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Omaha — at approximately $65K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $111K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $97K. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home $107K per year.
Typically, Senior Software Engineers are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $133K; User Experience Researchers, Senior Web Developers, and Product Managers of Software also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $132K, around $125K, and $120K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Linkedin Corporation are Relationship Managers — typical salaries for this role approach approximately $81K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters receive bigger paychecks ($125K) than those without credentials. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of around $120K annually. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at Linkedin Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $145K per year.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for almost all workers. Linkedin Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.