Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$97,454
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,500
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Diego, California is $97,454.
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$77k
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$97k
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$127k
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Salary
$77k - $127k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$68k - $136k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $77,204 based on 21 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,645 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,295 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,500.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (23.4% more) and New York, New York (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (8.2% less) and Portland, Oregon (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 128 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
67.2%
Experienced
12.5%
Late Career
3.9%