Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Palo Alto, California

$124,916
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$12,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Palo Alto, California is $124,916.
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$91k
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$125k
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$169k
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$91k - $169k
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$6k - $18k
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$91k - $203k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $115,762 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (28.4% less), Portland, Oregon (22.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
75.0%
Experienced
25.0%