Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

$72,570
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,851
Bonus
$3,945
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Linux skills is $72,570.
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$104k
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$56k - $104k
Bonus
$489 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$912 - $15k
Total Pay
$53k - $111k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,647 based on 3,106 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,051 based on 1,161 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,443 based on 632 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,055.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 42.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (37.6% more) and New York, New York (26.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,158 survey responses.
Early Career
60.2%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
12.3%
Late Career
5.0%