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

$131,948
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,250
Bonus
$10,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Francisco, California is $131,948.
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$98k
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$132k
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$163k
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Salary
$98k - $163k
Bonus
$5k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$7k - $28k
Total Pay
$94k - $183k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Java, Python and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $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. 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 Austin, Texas (32.2% less), Portland, Oregon (27.5% less) and San Diego, California (26.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.0%
Early Career
72.0%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
3.3%