Lead Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

A Lead Software Engineer with Linux skills earns an average salary of $118,418 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$79,607 - $147,839
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MEDIAN: $118,418
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Salary
$79,607 - $147,839  
   
Bonus
$505 - $23,700  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,000  
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$81,150 - $160,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Lead Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Lead Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 84 salaries. A Lead Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$122,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%