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Software Engineer Salary with Linux skills (United States)

The average salary for a Software Engineer with Linux skills is $78,545 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 Salary (?
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$55,476 - $115,861
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,545
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Software Engineer with Linux skills Salary (?
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$17.84 - $59.60
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,476 - $115,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,621  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $9,732  
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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$54,845 - $121,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,387
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.84 - $59.60  
   
Overtime
$22.29 - $60.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,621  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $9,732  
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).
)
$54,845 - $121,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer with Linux skills

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Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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New York
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Los Angeles
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$80,000
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Dallas
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Chicago
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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
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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