Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Mountain View, California

$116,724
Avg. Salary
$14,830
Bonus
$20,625
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Mountain View, California is $116,724.
10%
$81k
MEDIAN
$117k
90%
$138k
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Salary
$81k - $138k
Bonus
$6k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $21k
Total Pay
$76k - $158k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python, C++ Programming Language and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript 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 $112,281 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,691 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (30.2% less), San Diego, California (27.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (25.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Entry Level
33.3%
Mid Career
50.0%
Experienced
16.7%