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

$90,213
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$5,000
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Diego, California is $90,213.
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$68k
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$90k
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$118k
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Salary
$68k - $118k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$103 - $14k
Total Pay
$66k - $123k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, Python, JavaScript, C++ Programming Language and Java.

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 $77,204 based on 21 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,645 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,454 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,295 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,500.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (27.0% more) and New York, New York (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.0%
Early Career
57.3%
Mid Career
14.7%
Experienced
10.7%
Late Career
3.3%