Senior Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

A Senior Software Engineer with Linux skills earns an average salary of $110,520 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$81,742 - $147,877
$82K
$110K
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MEDIAN: $110,520
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$45.62 - $98.19
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MEDIAN: $67.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$81,742 - $147,877  
   
Bonus
$1,008 - $20,524  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $13,906  
Commission
$15.26  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$83,208 - $159,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$45.62 - $98.19  
   
Overtime
$38.78 - $92.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,008 - $20,524  
   
Commission
$15.26  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $13,906  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$83,208 - $159,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 195 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 $109,000 based on 664 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 703 salaries. A Senior 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 $123,000 based on 261 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $115,022

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$115,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%