Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$121,253
Avg. Salary
$8,139
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Santa Clara, California is $121,253.
10%
$87k
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$121k
90%
$142k
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Salary
$87k - $142k
Bonus
$2k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $20k
Total Pay
$88k - $161k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $97,599 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,916 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,959 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (32.9% less), San Diego, California (30.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (28.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Entry Level
38.5%
Mid Career
42.3%
Experienced
19.2%