Technical Program Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $161K per year on average; Senior Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $142K, followed by User Experience Designers earning about $127K and Software Engineers making around $119K. Account Managers make an average $56K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $140K annually) can be spotted in Sunnyvale, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. (about $137K), San Jose, Calif. (around $132K), and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $113K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($60K) in Omaha, Neb., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at $128K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $119K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Linkedin Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $103K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salesforce Certified Administrators earn $161K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Lawyers with credentials; these people earn $150K per year on average. Linkedin Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) — these employees rake in approximately $177K annually.
Benefits and Perks
Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Linkedin Corporation provides health insurance to almost all employees, and nearly all survey participants do receive dental coverage. Linkedin Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, stock options, and a subsidized cell phone.