Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$80,384
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,034
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $80,384.
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$59k
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$80k
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$106k
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$59k - $106k
Bonus
$1k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$59k - $108k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $70,262 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,477 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,402 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,500.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (38.1% more) and New York, New York (22.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.6%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
17.9%