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

$116,469
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$11,700
Bonus
$10,244
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Francisco, California is $116,469.
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$85k
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$149k
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$85k - $149k
Bonus
$2k - $26k
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$1k - $40k
Total Pay
$85k - $163k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Python, Java, SQL and React.js 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 $114,605 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,948 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,533 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (27.4% less), Austin, Texas (27.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (22.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 186 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
53.2%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
11.8%
Late Career
2.7%