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

$120,716
Avg. Salary
$10,174
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Sunnyvale, California is $120,716.
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$95k
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$121k
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$155k
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Salary
$95k - $155k
Bonus
$3k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$102k - $178k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, JavaScript, Python, SQL and C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $119,724 based on 6 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,441 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,498 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (25.9% less), San Diego, California (19.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.7%
Early Career
62.1%
Experienced
17.2%