Average Experienced Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$124,533
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$20,587
Bonus
$7,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Francisco, California is $124,533.
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$88k
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$125k
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$176k
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Salary
$88k - $176k
Bonus
$10k - $41k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$90k - $203k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Java, Python, SQL 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 $104,581 based on 15 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,376 based on 108 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,948 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (22.6% less), Huntsville, Alabama (16.5% less) and San Diego, California (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 173 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.7%
Early Career
62.4%
Mid Career
26.0%
Late Career
2.9%