Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$97,599
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$4,691
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Linux skills in Santa Clara, California is $97,599.
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$70k
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$98k
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$126k
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$70k - $126k
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$882 - $13k
Total Pay
$73k - $135k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language, C Programming Language and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Node.js and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $119,782 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,916 based on 11 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 Jose, California earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.2% less), San Diego, California (20.9% less) and Austin, Texas (20.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
65.2%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
10.9%