Average Experienced Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

$104,584
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,564
Bonus
$6,308
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with Linux skills is $104,584.
10%
$75k
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$105k
90%
$143k
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Salary
$75k - $143k
Bonus
$1k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$76k - $159k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $72,911 based on 526 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,842 based on 2,999 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,383 based on 1,098 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $112,461.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (20.0% more) and San Francisco, California (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.9% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,864 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
61.7%
Mid Career
22.6%
Late Career
5.0%