Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Mountain View, California

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Mountain View, California is $129,691.
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language, Java and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $112,281 based on 10 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,724 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 1.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (31.0% less), San Diego, California (25.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (17.2% less).

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