Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

$78,686
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,896
Bonus
$750
Commission
$3,948
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills is $78,686.
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$79k
90%
$114k
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Salary
$60k - $114k
Bonus
$751 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$811 - $16k
Commission
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$58k - $120k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $72,645 based on 559 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,087 based on 1,153 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,689 based on 628 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,726.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (41.1% more) and New York, New York (25.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,594 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.5%
Mid Career
44.4%
Experienced
24.2%
Late Career
9.8%