Software Engineer Salary with Linux skills (United States)

The average salary for a Software Engineer with Linux skills is $78,571 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Software Engineer with Linux skills Total Pay (?
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$55,304 - $115,960
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,570
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Software Engineer with Linux skills Total Pay (?
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$17.96 - $59.87
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,304 - $115,960  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,377  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $9,674  
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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$54,677 - $121,681  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.96 - $59.87  
   
Overtime
$22.20 - $60.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,377  
   
Profit Sharing
$512 - $9,674  
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).
)
$54,677 - $121,681  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,551
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer with Linux skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Santa Clara
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Sunnyvale
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Palo Alto
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San Francisco
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Seattle
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New York
up arrow 14%
San Diego
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Boston
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National Average
$80,000
Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Austin
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Software Engineer with Linux skills Salaries

National Average
$80,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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