Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$114,860
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$10,000
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Santa Clara, California is $114,860.
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$108k
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$115k
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$124k
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$108k - $124k
Bonus
$4k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$104k - $157k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python, C++ Programming Language, C Programming Language and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $97,599 based on 10 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,253 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,959 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (22.1% less), Portland, Oregon (15.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.2%
Early Career
66.7%
Experienced
11.1%