Software Engineer Salary with Linux skills (United States)

The average salary for a Software Engineer with Linux skills is $77,658 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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$54,402 - $114,198
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MEDIAN: $77,658
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Software Engineer with Linux skills Total Pay (?
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$17.21 - $58.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,402 - $114,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,291  
Profit Sharing
$873 - $9,974  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$53,666 - $120,280  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.21 - $58.96  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $59.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,291  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$873 - $9,974  
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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$53,666 - $120,280  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,180
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Pay Difference By Location
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$79,000
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Experience Affects Software Engineer with Linux skills Salaries

National Average
$79,000
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
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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