Average Experienced Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$138,314
Avg. Salary
$19,492
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Jose, California is $138,314.
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$117k
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$138k
90%
$163k
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Salary
$117k - $163k
Bonus
$12k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $20k
Total Pay
$118k - $192k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, C Programming Language, Python, Java and 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 $108,406 based on 16 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,322 based on 95 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,241 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,455.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (30.3% less), Huntsville, Alabama (20.6% less) and San Diego, California (20.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 144 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Early Career
66.0%
Mid Career
19.4%
Late Career
3.5%